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Remote South Pacific island has world's highest level of plastic waste

The beaches of World Heritage-listed Henderson Island, in the Pitcairn Group off South America, contain an estimated 37.7 million items of debris together weighing 17.6 tonnes, a new study has revealed.
Australian researcher Dr Jennifer Lavers said it meant the island had the highest density of plastic rubbish anywhere in the world.
 
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Pitcairn Islands get huge marine reserve

The UK is to establish the largest, continuous marine reserve in the world, around the Pitcairn Islands.
The Pacific zone will cover 834,000 sq km (322,000 sq miles) - more than twice the land area of the British Isles.

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