Tristan da Cunha Wildlife News
News of Tristan da Cunha's wildlife and its conservation.

New Page: Tristan da Cunha Gough Restoration Programme

The Gough Restoration Programme aims to eradicate the invasive mice on Gough Island that are predating albatross and other wild bird chicks.
12-Sep-2018
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Gough Island Mice Eradication Project to take place in 2020

Tristan Government and RSPB agree a one year delay to properly organise major conservation project
23-Aug-2018
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Blue Belt Annual Update Published

2017/18 Programme Booklet available to download
8-Aug-2018
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Tristan Blue Belt Summary

Oliver Yates from Cefas summarises progress up to June 2018
26-Jul-2018
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Injured Rockhopper Penguin rescued by Conservation Department

'Rocky' undergoes rehabilitation ashore in July 2018
14-Jul-2018
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Elephant Seal on Hottentot Beach

Seal hauled up on 5th July 2018
12-Jul-2018
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Tagged leatherback turtle feeding in Tristan waters

Exeter University tagged turtle traced by radio transmitter
13-Jun-2018
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2018 World Ocean Day marked with Beach Clean Up

Conservation Department linked up with St Mary's School on 8th June 2018.
12-Jun-2018
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Tristan represented at No 10 Environment Meeting

UKOTA meets Sir John Randall, the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser for the Environment on 24th May 2018
29-May-2018
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2019 Gough Island mouse eradication project announced

Major conservation effort seeks to protect endangered land and sea birds on the World Heritage Site
16-May-2018
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Blue Belt survey aboard RRS James Clark Ross

March 2018 Blue Belt survey provides vital data for Tristan's marine protection zone plans
3-May-2018
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DEFRA Minister briefed on Tristan's Blue Belt Programme

Reception held aboard HMS Belfast on 18th April
29-Apr-2018
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London Blue Belt event aboard the ship CEFAS Endeavour

Tristan’s Blue Belt work showcased to Commonwealth leaders and promoted to UK schools
28-Apr-2018
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Report from Oliver Yates

Senior Cefas Marine Science Advisor visits Tristan da Cunha Islands January-February 2018
17-Apr-2018
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Bluenose survey around Gough Island and McNish seamount

On-going Blue Belt research on MFV Edinburgh
17-Apr-2018
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RRS James Clark Ross Expedition Newsletter

RRS James Clark Ross visited Tristan da Cunha waters 22-31 March 2018
4-Apr-2018
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RRS James Clark Ross visits Tristan

Presentation of Blue Belt research given to island community
3-Apr-2018
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Tristan Blue Belt plans presented to MPs

UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove leads delegation of MPs committed to marine protection
22-Mar-2018
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RRS James Clark Ross helps Tristan's Blue Belt plans

UK marine research ship to carry out Tristan EEZ seamount surveys in March 2018
21-Mar-2018
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Conservation

Tristan's Conservation Department monitors wildlife, maintains habitats, and liaises with international wildlife researchers.
20-Mar-2018
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Blue Belt Programme

The Blue Belt Programme aims to create marine conservations zones around the UK's Overeas Territories, including the Tristan da Cunha group of islands.
20-Mar-2018
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Tristan represented at Isle of Man UKOT Meeting

3rd UK Overseas Territories Environment Ministers' Meeting attended by James Glass and Jim Kerr.
15-Mar-2018
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Report on Tristan da Cunha Marine Protection Planning Workshop

Blue Belt July 2017 London Workshop Report available to download
9-Mar-2018
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Cefas officer assists Tristan with Blue Belt Work

Update on Oliver Yates' work on Tristan's Blue Belt plans.
9-Feb-2018
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Blue Belt Update

Cefas and MMO team visit Tristan
6-Feb-2018
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