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MP ‘shocked’ by tales of environmental failings

A Member of Parliament has reacted with dismay to allegations about the British government’s performance on protecting the environment of UK overseas territories. Caroline Lucas, the country’s only Green Party MP, said the government’s systems were “constitutionally not working.” She … Continue reading

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New ship heads for Tristan – and Caitlin, 5, goes ‘home’

A new research ship that is set to become a familiar sight off Tristan da Cunha has begun its service in the far South Atlantic. The SA Agulhas II was scheduled to make its maiden voyage on 6 September 2012, … Continue reading

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HMS Montrose continues islands tour

HMS Montrose is nearing the end of a six-month deployment to  all the British overseas territories in the South Atlantic, following a season of anti-piracy action in the Indian Ocean. Navy News has an impressive picture of the type-23 frigate … Continue reading

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