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Marine Reserve

Since early 2011 the Pew Environment Group’s Global Ocean Legacy project worked with the Pitcairn islanders on the idea of establishing a large scale marine reserve within their waters.

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Humpback Whales

Whales and the whaling industry feature strongly in the history of Pitcairn Island.
“Call me Ishmael.” Perhaps one of the most recognised opening lines of a classic novel. Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick is based on the true life story of the Whale ship Essex.

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