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Conservation protection announced for the Pitcairn Islands

Adamstown - The U.K. is set to establish the largest, continuous marine reserve in the world. The reserve will be based around the Pitcairn Islands, which are located in the Pacific Ocean.

The U.S. now has the largest marine reserve in the the Pacific

In the middle of the Central-Pacific Ocean is a marine reserve few people know about. It's called the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. Originally created during the George W. Bush era, it is now an astounding six times larger.

World's Biggest Marine Reserve Draws Kudos and Also a Bit of Ire

The environment comes with a cost. Whether we destroy it to our detriment or save it for the sake of our future. That's what the Chagos Island example tells us.
 

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The reserve mapped out by President Obama is approximately three times the size of California.
The reserve mapped out by President Obama is approximately three times the size of California.
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Corals off Ross Island.
Corals off Ross Island.
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Pristine waters and a clean  clear atmosphere protect many endemic species including corals  fish  s...
Pristine waters and a clean, clear atmosphere protect many endemic species including corals, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, seabirds, water birds, land birds, insects, and vegetation not found elsewhere.
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Map of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. September 25  2014.
Map of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. September 25, 2014.
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The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument expansion is our country s way of preserving our...
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument expansion is our country's way of preserving our oceans for future generations.
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Divers aboard the Oscar Elton Sette spent 33 days removing 57 tons of garbage from the marine conser...
Divers aboard the Oscar Elton Sette spent 33 days removing 57 tons of garbage from the marine conservation area.
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