St Helena National Trust Marine Team Overall Objective:
Support and champion the delivery of St Helen’s IUCN category Vl Marine Protected Area (MPA) to ensure that it makes genuine conservation gains.We achive this through five key work areas:
- Ecological Monitoring
- Reduce marine plastics & pollution
- Championing ecologically sustainable fisheries
- Developing ocean literacy
- Building local capacity
SHNT Marine conservation is funded by the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) a UK based charity, that exist to restore healthy oceans by creating marine reserves and establishing new models of sustainable fishing that work for people and planet.
the team aims to build local capacity on island and specifically marine conservation expertise within this established local NGO.