In November – December 2022 the RRS Discovery travelled 9000 miles to the remote islands of Ascension and St Helena. Run as part of the UK Government’s Blue Belt Programme, this scientific expedition visited areas of previously uncharted ocean within the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) of these south Atlantic islands. Introduced by international musician 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.