Mike Pienkowski

Online Conference 2021_1

UKOTCF Online Conference 2021 First Announcement UKOTCF announces its online conference “Staying Connected for Conservation in a Changed World” to be held on 2, 3, 9 & 10 March 2021 – the 6th in UKOTCF’s series of conferences for conservation practitioners and decision-makers held since 2000. Arrangements are based on our successful conference series and …

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New UKOTCF Southern Oceans Working Group eNewsletter

New UKOTCF Southern Oceans Working Group eNewsletter Another UKOTCF Southern Oceans Working Group e-Newsletter (15; September 2020) has been published. All newsletters of SOWG, the other UKOTCF newsletters (including Forum News) can be accessed here, and the direct link to the new SOWG newsletter is here.

11 new species to science described from Montserrat

11 new species to science (6 endemic) described from Montserrat The part-Darwin-supported study in Montserrat in 2016-18 was led by UKOTCF in partnership with Montana State University (MSU), Montserrat National Trust (MNT), the Government of Montserrat (MoG) Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing & Environment (MATLHE), and Treweek Environmental Consultants (TEC). One element of the …

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New UKOTCF Wider Caribbean Working Group eBulletin 27 (Sargassum special)

New UKOTCF Wider Caribbean Working Group eBulletin 27 (Sargassum special) WCWG members have said previously that they would appreciate special editions of the Wider Caribbean Working Group eBulletin, focussing on particular issues. One of these, earlier in the year, was on Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. We are very pleased to publish a special issue …

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Extended deadline for Parliamentary Inquiry into Environmental Democracy

Extended deadline for Parliamentary Inquiry into Environmental Democracy The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has published the evidence received so far (including UKOTCF’s) to its inquiry into Environmental Democracy. It has also extended the deadline for submissions from May to 26 August (due to the postponement of the Climate Change CoP and to allow …

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Championing announced

Championing UK’s most special species: the wildlife of the UK’s Overseas Territories & Crown Dependencies UKOTCF is implementing the concept of species champions , to raise awareness in Britain of the global importance of UKOT & CD wildlife, and reinforce feelings of shared responsibility across UK. Working with our network of some 30 partner organisations …

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SOWG e-Newsletter is back

UKOTCF Southern Ocean Working Group e-Newsletter is back After a much longer gap than anyone would have wanted, we welcome back UKOTCF Southern Ocean Working Group e-Newsletter and congratulate the new e-Newsletter editor and Secretary of SOWG, Catriona Porter. All newsletters of SOWG, the other UKOTCF newsletters (including Forum News) can be accessed here, and …

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