OT and CD Programme Links and publications
Reports/publications on OT projects from the Darwin
Initiative and Darwin Plus are published here>>
Reports/publications on OT projects from the Defra Research
and Development Fund are published
June 2016: Ascension Island Biosecurity Review
This report reviews existing legislation, biosecurity practices
and risk to Ascension Island and to make pragmatic recommendations
on a way forward that will form a sustainable biosecurity system
that is commensurate with risk and on Island capability. The
report can be downloaded here>>
May 2016: Marine Spatial Planning for the Falkland
Islands ‘Framing the process’ Workshop report
This workshop report presents the summary of workshop sessions
and the main recommendations to inform the next phase of Marine
Spatial Planning implementation in the Falkland Islands. The
report was prepared as part of the Darwin Plus project DPLUS027
‘Marine Spatial Planning in the Falkland Islands’. The report
can be downloaded
here>> More information on the workshop can
April 2016: South Georgia and Sandwich Islands:
Island-wide census of black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses
The Island-wide research project colony census on the
black-browed and grey headed albatrosses is now
available. More information can be found here>>
April 2016: Protection of the critically endangered
Gumwood habitat at Peak Dale, St Helena
The project aimed to develop an
effective working method for the conservation of the critically
endangered, endemic St Helena gumwoods at Peak Dale and their
associated ecosystem. More information can be found here>>
May 2015: Common areas of shared interest workshop report.
report on the Common areas of shared interest workshop held in
Peterborough on the 5th May 2015.
May 2015: OT data access project workshop report.
A report on the OT data access
workshop help in Peterborough on the 5th May 2015.
Workshop presentations are also available here>>
2015 February - GIS and data-Turks and Caicos
Islands (Regional Caribbean)
islands: How to get the best out of our GIS and data: Turks and
Caicos Islands local and regional data and Geographical
Information Systems Workshops.
2015 Turks and Caicos Islands Green Economy
August 2014: South Atlantic OT Regional technical
In June 2014 JNCC collaborated with the Ascension Island
Government to run a regional workshop. The workshop brought
together international and regional technical experts to look at 4
work areas: Marine Protected Areas, Sustainable Fisheries, Seabird
Monitoring and Biodiversity/Environmental Action Planning. The
workshop report and presentations are available here>>
July 2014: Environmental Mainstreaming/Economic valuation
These reports are available on request from Tony Weighell
- The tourism value of nature in Anguilla and the impact of beach
- Toward a Green economy on Anguilla: A corporate ecosystem
service review of the tourism sector
- The tourism value of nature in the British Virgin Islands
April 2014 UKOT/CD Technical Workshop: Marine
March 2014: An ecological analysis of the lionfish invasion in
October 2013: Report on Gibraltar GIS specialists meeting
May and July 2013: Multilateral Environmental
Report: Recent conservation achievements of UK Overseas
Territories and Crown Dependencies and their contributions to
national Aichi Biodiversity targets.
February 2013 and July 2013: Lionfish workshops
In March 2013, JNCC co-ordinated a workshop to review progress
on the implementation of hte UK Overseas Territories biodiversity
strategy. Prior to the workshop, a preliminary
review was carried out by JNCC and UKOTA to provide
background for the workshop discussion.
A Report on the workshop is available here. Review of Progress on the
Implementation of the UK Overseas Territories Biodiversity
Documents submitted by NGOs to the March 14th
OT Biodiversity Strategy Review meeting.
March 2013: Anguilla Green economy workshop.
In March 2013, JNCC co-ordinated a workshop with the
Anguila Goverment on Green economy.
Read the Anguilla Green
Economy project report
Also available: Future for Anguillan
May 2012: Environmental Mainstreaming in the Falkland
In May 2012 JNCC co-ordinated an Environmental mainstreaming
project in the Falkland Islands. Read the Falkland
Islands Environmental Mainstreaming report
February 2012: Green Economy workshop British Virgin
These documents form part of a series on climate change in the
UK OVerseas Territories prepared by the Caribbean Natural Resources
Institute for the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. They have
been funded by the Overseas Territories Environment Programme
(OTEP) with assistance from the Commonwealth Foundation.
Thanks are due to the many persons in the UKOTs who provided input
Documents in the series:
Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels
Geoconservation in the UK Overseas Territories
in the Overseas Territories of the UK (PDF, 816 kb) A report by
M Stanley, commisioned by the JNCC, to help improve
understanding of the geological importance and diversity of the UK
Overseas Territories. A further aim was to broadly review the
geoconservation activity being carried out there, and identify any
particularly significant threats to important geological
JNCC Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies Programme-
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Amphibians and Reptiles in the UK Overseas Territories
Amphibians and Reptiles of the UK Overseas Territories, Crown
Dependencies and Soverign Base Areas. JNCC made a contribution to
funding this publication by the Arc Trust.
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
The final report of the IUCN conference on “Islands and Overseas
Entities’ contribution to biodiversity conservation and the fight
against climate change” (European Parliament, 20th December 2011)
available for download.
2005 Review of Ramsar in the Overseas
Territories and Crown Dependencies. Produced by Dr Mike
Pienkowski of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum;
funded by Defra.