The new issue of the eBulletin of UKOTCF's Wider Caribbean Working Group is now available. Full story and link to eBulletinRead more
UKOTCF has released the latest video in its series on the Adopt a Home for Wildlife initiative, part of its joint conservation programme with Montserrat National Trust. This video gives a background to the initiative and features conservation work on Tim Orton's area of tropical dry forest - a globally rare and threatened ecosystem. Full story and link to videoRead more
UK Overseas Territories representatives participate in the Conference of the Parties (COP) 24 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).Read more
Forum News 49 (November 2018) has been published and may be read or downloaded. Earlier issues are also available. Click the green header of this item to reach the page with links to these.Read more
UKOTCF evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Future of the UK Overseas Territories. Full storyRead more
UKOTCF's 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available, as are earlier ones.
UKOTCF's 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available here. Earlier Annual reports are available here.
The successful bidders for Round 6 of the Darwin Plus awards for projects in the UK Overseas Territories were announced recently, and the call made for applications for Round 7. Read more>Read more
UKOTCF associate organisations, Turks & Caicos Reef Fund and Turks & Caicos National Museum Foundation, with other lead partners, will be undertaking a archaelogical investigation on the resort island of Providenciales. Read more>Read more
UKOTCF congratulates Anguilla National Trust and the Government of Anguilla on the designation on 22 May 2018 of Sombrero Island as Anguilla’s first Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention. This follows the listing of Sombrero as a proposed Ramsar Site in 2005 by UKOTCF, with Anguillan colleagues, in its review for UK & UKOT/CD governments of actual and proposed UKOT/CD Ramsar Sites. Read more>Read more
Ministers & senior officials from UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) & Crown Dependencies (CDs) travelled to the Isle of Man in February 2018 to discuss the future of the environment in their jurisdictions. This was the 3rd Council of Environment Ministers of UKOTs & CDs and took place in Douglas, on 6th and 7th February 2018. Previous meetings took place in Gibraltar in 2015 and continued in Alderney in 2017. UK Government minister & officials participated on the 2nd day. Read more
The image of the pristine coastline is a stark contrast to that taken in the same location by the research team just 23 years later that displays some of the millions of pieces of plastic debris that have washed up there on ocean currents. Read more>Read more
A summary of the November 2017 Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Committee meeting. Read more>Read more
Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused widespread devastation in Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands and Montserrat. Read more>Read more
The successful bidders for Round 5 of the Darwin Plus awards were announced recently. Read more>Read more
A description of the 2nd meeting of UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs) on 27th & 28th April 2017 on the Channel Island of Alderney. Read more>Read more