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...
The Nat West International Island Games open in Gibraltar
Organised by the International Island Games Association, the eighteenth meeting of the Nat West Island Games will open in Gibraltar on 6th July and last for one week. Also known as ‘the friendly games’, they are held every two years and have teams from twenty four islands, including five Overseas Territories: Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and St. Helena. The competition covers eighteen sports including athletics, badminton, cycling, shooting and swimming.
UKOTA would like to wish good luck to all those taking part.