In ancient times, voyagers crossing the Pacific Ocean gave shape to the Polynesian Triangle, an area anchored by three groups of islands: Hawaii in the north; Easter Island, whose indigenous name is Rapa Nui, to the southeast; and New Zealand, which is called Aotearoa in the Maori language, to the west. Read More
In 1872, the headwaters of the Yellowstone River and the surrounding forests, canyons and geyser basins were designated the world's first national park. Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands regional office has selected the Friends of the Monument to receive its 2009 Environmental Achievement Award in recognition of the exceptional work and commitment to protecting the environment. Each year, the US EPA celebrates and recognizes outstanding environmental advocates who have made significant contributions toward... Read More
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Global Ocean Legacy works with local communities, governments and scientists around the world to protect and conserve some of our most important and unspoiled ocean environments.