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A killer whale (Orcinus orca) found just north of Washington.

A killer whale (Orcinus orca) found just north of Washington. (Photo: Miles Ritter / Flickr Creative Commons)

- In a new report, researchers call for “immediate protection” of the Pitcairn Islands, which sit halfway between New Zealand and South America in the Pacific Ocean. Scientists found endemic coral reefs and an abundance of fish, and argue it should be protected while it’s still a healthy ecosystem. BBC News


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