Pitcairn Islands

 

JNCC works collaboratively with the Pitcairn Islands primarily through the  Department of Natural Resources of the Pitcairn Islands Government.

 

Pitcairn Island

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 Pitcairn Islands and all the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

 

Find out the latest news on environment in the Pitcairn Islands from  the website of the Government of the Pitcairn Islands.

 



 

 

Funded participation in International conferences/workshops

 

JNCC is able to support Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies with funding to attend international conferences and workshops.

 

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, invasive 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).

Amphibians and 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 Pitcairn

Environmental Education resources on Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

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 Pitcairn Islands edited by Dr Vin Fleming and Deborah Procter JNCC.

 

 

 

 

Training and Research Programme Steering Group

 

Pitcarin Island 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.

 

 

 

Henderson Island Rat Eradication

In 2010, for the International Year of Biodiversity, the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), has funded a series of invasive species projects across the UK Overseas Territories. This has been coordinated by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Project activities on Pitcairn Island was a  contribution to a large, RSPB co-ordinated Henderson Island Restoration Project.

 

Latest information on the project can be found in the Henderson Island News (PDF, 1.6 Mb).