Ascension Island Marine Sustainability (AIMS) — a fisheries and marine biodiversity project
Dr Nicola&Sam Weber
Gov of Ascension - AIGCD
Host Country Institutions:
Falkland Islands, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
By drawing on existing expertise from within the South Atlantic UKOTs, this project aims to substantially increase Ascension Island’s marine biodiversity knowledge and fisheries science capacity, informing the development of the Biodiversity Action Plan for marine taxa, and providing the science base needed for sustainably managed inshore and offshore fisheries.
Related Projects: Mapping Ascension Islands Terrestrial Ecosystem
, Tracking marine megafauna at Ascension Island: towards evidence-based ‘blue belts’