Publications
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Environmental Conservation and UK Government’s June 2012 White Paper The Overseas Territories: Security, Success and Sustainability (Cm 8374): Proceedings of a workshop on 2nd October 2012 at Gibraltar House, the Strand, London, organised by the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum Proceedings of a workshop drawing together a wide range of participants PDF 2.8Mb
Key measures needed if the UK Government is to fulfill its main international responsibilities for biodiversity conservation in the UK’s Overseas Territories: Main recommendations of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum Further analysis of UK Government’s White Paper and actions, identifying key further needs PDF 55kb
Moving Backwards in UK Overseas Territories Conservation: Comments by the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum on the UK Government’s June 2012 White Paper The Overseas Territories: Security, Success and Sustainability (Cm 8374) UKOTCF’s analysis of the environmental implication of UK Government’s new White Paper on UKOTs and UK Government’s recent actions in that area PDF 486kb
Consultation on Implementing the Overseas Territories Strategy: Response from the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum UKOTCF’s response to UK government’s consultation in preparation for a new White Paper on the UKOTs PDF 470kb
Workshop on UK objectives for biodiversity conservation in the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, held on Tuesday 28th June 2011, at the Linnean Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London Workshop to help identify objectives for a conservation strategy, building on the Environment Charters and linking to the recently agreed Aichi Targets PDF 1.2Mb
UKOTCF Seminar on the UK Government UKOT Biodiversity Strategy Workshop on how to start turning the UK Government’s UKOT Biodiversity “Strategy” (actually a memorandum of agreement) into a strategy in its usual sense PDF 190kb
Making the Right Connections:
a conference on conservation in UK Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and other small island communities. Grand Cayman 30th May to 5th June 2009 Proceedings
Proceedings of conference PDF 11.6Mb
Measures of performance by 2009 of UK Overseas Territories (& Crown Dependencies) and UK Government in implementing the 2001 Environment Charters or their equivalents. The second UKOTCF review of progress on the Environment Charters. PDF 380k
Proceedings of the 2006 Jersey Conference The Proceedings form a large document containing text and many illustrations. Accordingly, we have divided the proceedings into several files as set out on the Jersey Conference page. PDF -
Measures of performance by 2007 of UKOTs and UK Government in implementing the 2001 Environment Charters or their equivalents UKOTCF publishes first review of progress on the Environment Charters. PDF 262kb
The Natural History of Tristan da Cunha This 44-page photographically illustrated book, by Paul Tyler and Alison Rothwell, was produced by UKOTCF to make the scientific results of the Darwin Initiative project on biodiversity conservation in Tristan available for use by the island's school. However, it will be of use too for a wider readership. PDF 2.3Mb

Strategy for Action to implement St Helena's Environment Charter

See notes on linked page PDF 633kb
Strategy for Action to implement TCI's Environment Charter See notes on linked page PDF 533kb
Review of existing and potential Ramsar sites in UK Overseas Territories and
Crown Dependencies
The report by UKOTCF of a project reviewing the existing and potential Ramsar sites in UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. This report was commissioned from UKOTCF by Defra, as part of a review of all the Ramsar sites in domestic UK and its associated territories. Ramsar Sites are Wetlands of International Importance under the Convention on Wetlands signed at the city of Ramsar, Iran in 1971. PDF Various
Henderson Island - World Heritage Site Management Plan 2004 - 2009. M de L Brooke, I Hepburn and R J Trevelyan. Published by FCO. PDF 1.2Mb
Darwin newsletter 4/5 (except map, p5)
Darwin newsletter page 5 (map)
DArWiN in TCI - Developing Biodiversity Management Capacity around the RAMSAR site in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Newsletter No. 4 & 5. PDF 1.1Mb
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"Promoting Biodiversity Conservation in the UK's Overseas Territories":
pages 1-4 | pages 5-12 | pages13-20
This booklet provides an introduction to the remarkable biodiversity of the UK's Overseas Territories and the work of the UKOTCF and its partner organisations to conserve this heritage. PDF Various
"A Sense of Direction" - Bermuda Conference Proceedings Proceedings of the international conference held in Bermuda, 22-27 March 2003, on Conservation in the UK Overseas Territories and other small island communities. 11 x pdf files, first includes contents list. PDF Various
Plan for Biodiversity Management and Sustainable Development around Turks & Caicos Ramsar Site This plan, which covers the Ramsar Convention Wetland of International Importance in North, Middle and East Caicos with adjacent areas, lays out some aspects of an approach to develop an appropriate-scale eco-tourism industry which will preserve both the environmental resources and the human communities which have lived there for the last two centuries. PDF Various
CALPE 2000: Linking the Fragments of Paradise Proceedings of the international conference on environmental conservation in small territories held in Gibraltar, year 2000. First file includes contents so that needs among the other 10 files can be identified. PDF Various
DArWiN in TCI - Issues 2 & 3 October 2001: The Darwin Project - Moving forward PDF 850K
DArWiN in TCI - Issue 1 August 2000: Developing Biodiversity Management Capacity around the RAMSAR Site in the Turks and Caicos Islands. PDF 130K
Paradise mis-filed? - Nature conservation in UK’s Overseas Territories and the role of UK Government and NGOs Article taken from Ecos - the quarterly journal of the British Association of Nature Conservationists, Volume 19, Issue No.1. HTML 56K
The Convention on Biological Diversity and the UK Overseas Territories A report to the WWF-UK by the UKOTCF, April 1998 PDF 135K
The UKOTCF is a Registered Charity (1058483) - keen to develop partnerships with business or commercial organisations