In March 2015, the UK declared the world’s largest fully protected marine reserve in the extremely remote waters surrounding the Pitcairn Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the first time a government has created a fully protected marine area with detailed plans for surveillance and enforcement so that it is protected.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• The location of the Pitcairns Marine Nature Reserve.
• Protecting the reserve.

The Factsheet includes exam type practise questions on this topic.

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Publication Date

September 2015


ISSN: 1351-5136

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206 Pitcairns Marine Nature Reserve

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