Pitcairn Islands’ Underwater Treasures Revealed
Photograph: © SAF
The Pew Environment Group and National Geographic have uncovered a spectacular underwater habitat around the Pitcairn Islands, a British Overseas Territory that is home to the Bounty mutineers and their descendents. The two groups, along with the islanders, are calling on the UK government to make Pitcairn into the world’s largest no-take marine reserve…
Voyage to Pitcairn
A National Geographic Expedition to the remote Pitcairn Islands, including the famous Pitcairn and its 57 inhabitants, descendants from the Bounty mutineers, embarked in March-April 2012. This expedition was part of NG Pristine Seas project to explore, survey and help protect the last wild places in the ocean.