On 18 August, the Blue Belt Programme team and UK Overseas Territories (OTs) representatives shared their challenges and achievements at the 6th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC6). The conference – originally planned to take place in Kiel, Germany - was …
An underwater mountain double the height of the UK’s Ben Nevis has been added to a global map of the seafloor.
Project launched to explore new technologies
On 29-31 July 2019 the Ascension Island Government, the University of Exeter, Great British Oceans coalition and the UK government’s Blue Belt Programme jointly held the first Blue Belt Overseas Symposium Blue Belt Overseas Symposium with funding from the Darwin Initiative.
More than two years after Henderson Island was found to have the 'world's highest’ recorded density of plastic rubbish, scientists returned last June for another research expedition.
Happy International Whale Shark Day from St Helena!
An update from the Blue Belt Programme on whale watching training in the UK overseas territories.
Ness Smith has joined the Blue Belt team as Head of Marine Management. In this blog she provides an insight into her expertise on UK Overseas Territories.
An update on the recent Blue Belt Programme visit to the island of St Helena
Simeon Archer-Rand, Habitat Mapping and Human Activities Team Leader for the UK Government's Blue Belt Programme, tells us about the impact of marine litter on Henderson Island and how work is being done with other organisations to try and tackle the problem.