JNCC works collaboratively with the British
IndianTerritory, primarily through the Foreign and Commonwealth
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 Indian Ocean Territory
and all the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.
Find out the latest news on environment in the British
Indian Territory from the website of the
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
JNCC is able to support the OTs and CDs with funding to attend international
conferences and workshops.
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.
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'.
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).
Reptiles of the UK OTs, CDs and SBAs: Species inventory and
overview of conservation and research priorities by Paul Edgar
of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust.
More information on Climate change impacts in the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Environmental Education resources on Overseas
Territories and Crown Dependencies.
2010 JNCC's submission
to FCO consultation on establishing an MPA in the British
Indian Ocean Territory.
2009 Implications of climate change for Biodiversity
in the UK Overseas Territories by J.P. McWilliams.
2007 Environmental Economics in the Overseas
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 Indian Ocean Territory edited by Dr Vin Fleming and Deborah
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
JNCC is able to support the OTs and CDs with funding to
attend environmental training courses.
JNCC submitted a response to the
2010 FCO consultation on establishing a Marine Protected Area
in the British Indian Ocean Territory.
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