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On Saturday 11 May 2019, Dr Philip Rushbrook arrived to take up his role as the Territory’s 69th Governor and the first to arrive by air. Dr Rushbrook, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Rushbrook, was sworn in just after 4pm, on the Supreme Court Terrace in Jamestown. The Chief Secretary,… Read more
Dr Philip Rushbrook is to succeed Lisa Honan as Governor of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha in May 2019. Full announcement here. Read more
In May and June 2017 the Ascension Island Government Conservation & Fisheries Department, together with academic partners, conducted a research expedition to three seamounts within the Ascension Island EEZ. This research was facilitated with financial assistance from the European Union, the Darwin Initiative and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.… Read more
AIG Conservation have been working with partners to prepare an Evidence and Options paper for a Marine Protected Area around the island. We would welcome people’s views on this document by 31st December so they can be considered by the Ascension Island Council ahead of their recommendation in early 2019.… Read more