The Education & Employment Directorate officially launched the St Helena Research Institute (SHRI) at dual events hosted on St Helena and in London on Tuesday, 12 November 2019. Ann’s Place, one of the Island’s cultural gems which has already been the platform for the Island’s first two International Environmental Conferences, provided a fitting venue for […] Read more...
For the first time, due to a change in policy, UK Overseas Territories lay wreaths at the UK’s National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on Sunday in recognition of the part that the citizens of the Overseas Territories played in both World Wars. Read more...
The island of Tristan da Cunha was hit by another damaging storm on 2/3 November 2019. This was very much like the July event in terms of wind speed/direction and with similar, but slightly smaller consequences with no one hurt. For full details https://www.tristandc.com/news-2019-11-03-storm.php Read more...
The Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP), working closely with the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs), has published the first comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on coasts and seas across the UKOTs. In this crucial year of global climate action, it highlights the UKOTs climate challenges and showcases where they are working with nature to […] Read more...