British Antarctic Territory

 

JNCC works collaboratively with the British Antarctic Territory, primarily through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

British Antarctic Territory

 

Sign up to the JNCC Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies bi-monthly bulletin to keep up to date with the work we are doing in the British Antarctic Territory and all the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

 

Find out the latest news on environment in the British Antarctic Territory from  the website of the Polar Regions Unit at he Foreign and Commonwealth Office

 



 

 

Funded participation in International conferences/workshops

 

JNCC is able to support the OTs and CDs with funding to attend international conferences and workshops.

 

South Atlantic regional hub

 

JNCC is coordinating its work in the South Atlantic  through a regional hub, based in the Falkland Islands. For more information contact the (please put OT in the subject line).

Other areas of support and advice

 

JNCC also provides support and advice to Overseas Territories in a number of other areas at the request of the UKOT governments. These areas include economic valuation, climate change, invasives species, accessing funding, and multilateral environmental agreements.

 

Blue Turtle Award

JNCC runs an annual Blue Turtle Award. People are encouraged to nominate Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies groups or individuals who are 'making a difference'.

 

More information

2011 Geoconservation in the Overseas Territories of the UK by M. Stanley.

The European Commission's OCT Environmental Profiles - these environmental profiles are set in a socio-economic, developmental perspective so that the findings can be used to assist in programming projects in the
framework of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).

More information on climate change impacts in the South Atlantic Overseas Territories.

Environmental Education resources on Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

South Atlantic Overseas Territories Invasive Species Strategy.

2009 Implications of climate change for Biodiversity in the UK Overseas Territories by J.P. McWilliams.

2007 Environmental Economics in the Overseas Territories.

2006 Non-native species in the Overseas Territories a Review by Karen Varnham.

2005 Review of Ramsar sites in the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies by Dr Mike Pienkowski.

1999 snapshot of Biodiversity in the British Antarctic Territory edited by Dr Vin Fleming and Deborah Procter JNCC.

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Training and Research Programme Steering Group

 

The British Antarctic Territory is a member of the Training and Research Programme Steering Group which drives the direction of the OT Training and Research Programme.

 

Research Priorities 2011

 

JNCC asks the OTs and CDs for information about their top 3 research priorities each year via members of the OT and CD Training and Research Programme Steering Group. These priorities are used to inform a number of funding decisions including the JNCC Research Contributions.

 

Training

 

JNCC is  able to support the OTs and CDs with funding to attend environmental training courses.