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...
Blue Belt Programme and Work with the OTs
Read about the great work being done in the Overseas Territories. Pitcairn’s citizen scientists highlight the coral reefs of the Pitcairn Islands as a biodiversity superpower. Turks & Caicos Islands are working hard to ensure effective marine protection in their waters and read about the highlights from the DY159 expedition as they survey the marine environments around Ascension Island and St Helena