Britain to try to stop Pitcairn exodus | Pacific Beat

Britain to try to stop Pitcairn exodus

Britain to try to stop Pitcairn exodus

Updated 22 August 2013, 9:43 AEST

Growing populations are a problem for most Pacific Islands - one of the exceptions is Pitcairn.

That a tiny isolated spec in the South Pacific that is still British and home to just 50 - 60 people.

London is so concern about the falling population it's about to set out to find out why people leave Pitcairn and what would make them return.

The Deputy Governor of the Pitcairn Islands, Kevin Lynch, says Britain wants to make its aid dependent territory sustainable.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Kevin Lynch, Deputy Governor, Pitcairn islands

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