Island Conservation science - french polynesia - acteon gambier photography

Acteon Gambier French Polynesia Photo Gallery

The Acteon and Gambier Archipelagos are located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 1,500 km (~932 miles) from Tahiti. French Polynesia comprises 125 islands and atolls spread over 5,030,000 square kilometers of Pacific Ocean. These vast archipelagos have among the highest numbers of endemic birds for tropical Pacific islands, exceeded only by the proportion that are globally threatened (37 percent).

Island Conservation science - french polynesia - acteon gambier photography

BirdLife International, with Société d’Ornithologie de Polynésie (SOP Manu—a BirdLife Partner in French Polynesia) and Island Conservation, completed an ambitious conservation operation on six remote islands in the Tuamotu (Acteon group) and Gambier archipelagos in July 2015.

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About Richard Griffiths

As a previous member of DoC’s Island Eradication Advisory Group, with a strong commitment to the conservation of threatened species, Richard brings many years of island restoration knowledge and experience to Island Conservation.

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