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Pitcairn Islands 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.
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.
Last Updated: October 2018