Latest news

BIOT Megafauna Stamp Issue 08.06.17

On 8 June 2017 the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is releasing a set of six stamps and a first day cover portraying marine megafauna: species that are all found in the Territory. The fish featured in this issue are: Sailfish Istiophorus platypterus (60p) Reef Manta Ray Manta alfredi (£1) Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus (£1.50) …

BIOTA Mini-Films Highlighting the Territory

Copyright Alasdair Harris / Blue Ventures

The BIOT Administration commissioned some mini-films from film maker Jon Slayer, an environmentalist and former Royal Marines Commando Officer, to exhibit the natural wonders of this Territory. The mini-films depict key treasures of the Territory: the reef fish; the islands; the corals; the seabirds and the iconic features of BIOT. Watch …