Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 plants and four land birds that are endemic to the island.

Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 plants and four land birds that are endemic to the island.

Henderson Island is one of the Pitcairn Island. Made famous by Mutiny on the Bounty

10 (almost) deserted islands

Henderson Island is one of the Pitcairn Island. Made famous by Mutiny on the Bounty

Roughly 3,000 miles from any major population center, there’s an uninhabited island in the eastern Pacific Ocean that, curiously, has the highest density of plastic waste reported anywhere in the world  The shores of Henderson Island have amassed a staggering 38 million pieces of trash ― and that’s with

This Plastic-Covered Island May Be The Saddest Place You'll Ever See

Roughly 3,000 miles from any major population center, there’s an uninhabited island in the eastern Pacific Ocean that, curiously, has the highest density of plastic waste reported anywhere in the world The shores of Henderson Island have amassed a staggering 38 million pieces of trash ― and that’s with

MICROPLASTICS AND THE THREAT TO OUR SEAFOOD - Cylindrical or disk-shaped pellets are shipped to factories all over the world, and poured into molds to make plastic bottles, caps, bags and packaging.  Unintentionally, the pellets are spilled into the environment. These tiny travelers have grown ubiquitous on beaches around the world, even popping up on remote islands such as Cocos Island, Canary Island, St. Helens and Henderson Island. As they float in the sea, pellets accumulate persistent…

MICROPLASTICS AND THE THREAT TO OUR SEAFOOD - Cylindrical or disk-shaped pellets are shipped to factories all over the world, and poured into molds to make plastic bottles, caps, bags and packaging. Unintentionally, the pellets are spilled into the environment. These tiny travelers have grown ubiquitous on beaches around the world, even popping up on remote islands such as Cocos Island, Canary Island, St. Helens and Henderson Island. As they float in the sea, pellets accumulate persistent…

Henderson Island ist eine abgelegene Insel weit draußen im Meer, die schöner kaum sein könnte – und die sogar zum Unesco-Welterbe gehört. Doch das Eiland hat weltweit die höchste Dichte an Plastikmüll – und das, obwohl dort weit und breit kein Mensch lebt.

Das ist die schmutzigste Insel der Welt – dabei wohnt dort kein Mensch

Henderson Island ist eine abgelegene Insel weit draußen im Meer, die schöner kaum sein könnte – und die sogar zum Unesco-Welterbe gehört. Doch das Eiland hat weltweit die höchste Dichte an Plastikmüll – und das, obwohl dort weit und breit kein Mensch lebt.

Paradisön Henderson Island långt ute i Stilla havet visar sig vara en av de mest förorenade av plastskräp i hela världen. 38 miljoner plastrester har hittats på den obebodda ön – totalt 18 ton plast.  – Situationen är alarmerande, säger marinekologen Jennifer Lavers i Australien.

Paradisön Henderson Island långt ute i Stilla havet visar sig vara en av de mest förorenade av plastskräp i hela världen. 38 miljoner plastrester har hittats på den obebodda ön – totalt 18 ton plast. – Situationen är alarmerande, säger marinekologen Jennifer Lavers i Australien.

Henderson Island in the South Pacific Ocean is believed to be one of the world’s worst polluted places

38m pieces of plastic found on uninhabited Henderson Island – video report

Henderson Island in the South Pacific Ocean is believed to be one of the world’s worst polluted places

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