MCCIP is the primary independent source of marine and coastal climate change impacts evidence and adaptation advice in the UK. Established in 2005, the partnership provides a unique interface between government, its agencies, industry, NGOs and the wider scientific and stakeholder community. 

Widely recognised as an exemplar model for scientific integrity and policy engagement, MCCIP plays a unique role supporting marine and coastal stakeholders by: 

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Indian Ocean
The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) is the only UK Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean and includes the Chagos Archipelago.
The UK Overseas Territory of the Pitcairn Islands is a chain of four small islands (Pitcairn, Oeno, Henderson and Ducie).
The UK Polar Overseas Territories comprise two geographically and environmentally distinct territories: (1) South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI), and (2) the British Antarctic Territory (BAT).
South Atlantic
The areas referred to as the South Atlantic UK Overseas Territories (SAOT’s) are comprised of Ascension Island, Falkland Islands, Tristan da Cunha and St Helena Island.
Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic
There are six UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic comprised of the islands of Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and the Turks and Caicos.
There are two UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) in the Mediterranean comprised of Gibraltar and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in Cyprus.

A summary of the priority issues identified across all six regions is available in this infographic.  

A full list of contributors is provided here and image credits are also available.