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No-one has lived on Henderson Island since the 15th century, but it has the highest density of plastic debris recorded anywhere in the world. Every day 3500 pieces of plastic trash wash up on its pink-tinged coral shores, bobbing on the ocean before...
The rapid rise in tourism is mostly because of expanding middle classes in many countries. More people are able to afford vacations and travel, particularly in China. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
When we speak of islands that can disappear beneath the waves, it’s almost exclusively the small, low-lying ones, which form in a couple of different ways. Some are volcanic in origin, created when an undersea volcano bursts up through the sea...
A Northland island has been named among 107 islands globally that offer the best chance to save some of the world's most threatened species.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
New research shows that culling invasive, non-native animals on just 169 islands around the world over roughly the next decade could help save almost 10 percent of island-dwelling animals at risk of extinction. Click on the link below to read the...
Motukawanui, the largest of the Cavalli Islands, off Matauri Bay, is one of 107 islands around the world that have been identified by a major international collaboration of scientists, researchers and conservationists as offering the best chance to...
A new study has revealed the Galapagos Islands have more than 50 non-native species probably brought in on boats. Click on the link above to read the full article. 
In a major international collaboration, scientists, researchers and conservationists have drawn up a list of 107 islands that offer the best chance to save some of the world’s most threatened species. New Zealand has five islands on the list. Click...
Three Abel Tasman National Park islands are now predator free again after a 2017 operation successfully eradicated mice on the islands, says the Department of Conservation.26 March 2019. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The island of Hunga Tonga appeared four years ago due to volcanic activity and is rich with biodiversity worth protecting. Click on the link below to read the full article.