Preserving our precious marine life

Under the Conservatives, Britain is taking a global lead in marine conservation - helping to protect ocean territory the size of India.

One of the most exciting and successful actions the Conservatives in government is currently carrying out is with the inhabitants of its Overseas Territories, where we are creating vast marine reserves around Ascension, St Helena, the Chagos archipelago, Pitcairn and Tristan da Cunha. Britain has taken a global lead in marine conservation in its “Blue Belt” policy, protecting nearly four million square kilometres by 2020.

Big marine reserves can make a huge contribution to the health of the oceans.

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