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Suwarrow: Romantic no more

Monday 2 July 2018 | Published in Environment

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Suwarrow: Romantic no more
Frigate birds fl y over the remains of a FAD on Suwarrow. Thanks to ever-increasing ocean pollutuion an enormous amount of rubbish is being washed up on the remote island's beaches. 18062918

Way back in 1890, Suwarrow was described as the “most romantic island in the world” by Robert Louis Stevenson’s wife Fanny after the Stevenson family visited the island. From a distance, even today, you can get a feeling of why she thought so.

Way back in 1890, Suwarrow was described as the “most romantic island in the world” by Robert Louis Stevenson’s wife Fanny after the Stevenson family visited the island. From a distance, even today, you can get a feeling of why she thought so.


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