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Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy

Current projects include efforts to create fully protected marine reserves in New Caledonia, the Austral Islands of French Polynesia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Northern Mariana Islands and to fully complete the process to create three announced marine reserves: Australia’s Coral Sea, Easter Island Marine Park and the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary in New Zealand.

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French Polynesia

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French Polynesia

The waters around French Polynesia, a French overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean, are home to 21 species of sharks and an exceptional coral reef system that supports 176 coral and 1,024 fish species.

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New Caledonia

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia, a French overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean, is home to an incredible array of marine life, including more than 1,700 fish and 473 coral species, and one of the world’s largest lagoons.

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Northern Mariana Islands

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Northern Mariana Islands

The Marianas Trench Marine National Monument is located in the Mariana Archipelago, about 1,400 miles south of Japan.

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Revillagigedo

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Revillagigedo

The remarkable ecological and geological landscape of the Revillagigedo Archipelago earned the island chain in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico its recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2016. The four volcanic islands—Socorro, Claríon, San Benedicto, and Roca Partida—are sometimes referred to as the Mexican Galapagos and sit about 400 kilometers (250 miles) south of the Baja Peninsula.

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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Forming part of the Antarctic ecosystem, South Georgia...

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