Interdepartmental Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group.


The Interdepartmental Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG)  is a group cross government official-level group that is chaired by Defra. It has responsibility for overseeing delivery of the UK Governments objectives for conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity in the Overseas Territories. JNCC provides the secretariat for the group.


The remit and composition of the group is outlined in the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Biodiversity Strategy.


Reports for the OTBG meetings are available below



Core members

Here are the links to the relevant OT webpages for core members of the OTBG.



Reviews and updates

Reviews and updates on the UK Overseas Territories Biodiversity strategy can be found here >>


Climate change

A suite of reports have been produced on 'Addressing Climate Change by Promoting Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development in the UK Overseas Territories'


Anguilla; Ascension;   Bermuda; British Antarctic Territory; British Indian Ocean Territory; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands Falkland Islands; Gibraltar; Montserrat; Pitcairn Islands; St. Helena; South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands; Sovereign Base Areas Cyprus; Tristan da Cunha; Turks and Caicos Islands