Report of July 2018 London Meeting

Planning a Tristan da Cunha Marine Protection Strategy

Report from Tristan Administrator Sean Burns

The report of a meeting held on the 10th July 2018 at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, headed 'Towards a Tristan da Cunha ‘Blue Belt’ Marine Protection Strategy' has been published and is available to download:

The Tristan da Cunha Government is already implementing recommendations based on research. Therefore a decision has been taken in 2018 not to license any long line fishing while sea birds aggressively forage between February and June.

Website visitors interested in other published Tristan da Cunha conservation documents may also be interested in visiting the main Documents page: Conservation Department Documents

Richard Hewitt's photo shows a Tristan Albatross soaring above seas off Gough Island