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SLSWMA Resumes Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign

The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) last week resumed a campaign to remove derelict vehicles, hauling away nine abandoned cars from the City. The initiative is being supported...

Schoolchildren Protest Over Climate Change

BBC News:-  Schoolchildren across the UK have gone on strike as part of a global campaign calling for action over climate change. Students around the country walked out of school to...

Russian Islands Declare Emergency After Polar Bear ‘Invasion’

NBC News:-  A remote Russian archipelago declared a state of emergency on Saturday after an “invasion” of dozens of polar bears, that country’s state news agency said. A local official, Alexander...

Concern Over ‘Many’ Fer de Lance Sightings In Millet

The Forestry Department has expressed concern over reports of numerous sightings of the venomous fer de lance in residential areas of Millet. "We are getting a lot of those reports...

Forestry Department Says More Snakes May Show Up In Populated Areas

Citing a rapid increase in the local population of boa constrictors, the Forestry Department has said that more of the creatures may show up in populated areas. On Wednesday, the...

World Heading For Warmest Decade

BBC:-  The world is in the middle of what is likely to be the warmest 10 years since records began in 1850, says the Met Office. It's forecasting that temperatures for...

Sargassum Study Underway In CARICOM States

CRFM Press Release:-  The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and...

US To Shiver In ‘Once-In-A-Generation’ Polar Vortex

BBC:-  The US will shiver this week in a once-in-a-generation deep freeze, forecasters warn. The most extreme arctic blasts, caused by a spinning pool of cold air known as the polar...

Saint Lucians Chill As Temperatures Drop

Saint Lucians are revelling in a spate of low temperatures that the Island has been experiencing over the past few weeks, but the Meteorological Department says the big chill...
Blood Moon Eclipse in 2018

Don’t Miss the “Super Blood Wolf Moon” Eclipse Tonight

BBC and Space.com: The moon will pass through Earth's shadow tonight in the only total lunar eclipse of 2019 and you won't want to miss it! If you miss it,...