On 26th January 2017, UKOTA members gathered for their Annual General Meeting. Members formally adopted the UKOTA Annual Report for 2016. Kimberley Durrant, UK Representative for the Government of Bermuda, was elected as Chairman; Sukey Cameron MBE, UK Representative for the Falkland Islands Government, was elected to the role of Hon. Secretary; and Chris Carnegy, […] Read more...
As well the seas around the British Isles, the UK government is also responsible for the waters around all of the 14 UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). When taking these waters into account, the UK has 6.8 million square kilometres under its jurisdiction. Over 90% of the UK’s biodiversity is found in its Overseas Territories, and […] Read more...