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2,000-Pound Great White Swimming Off Florida

CNN:- A great white shark that weighs over 2,000 pounds and measures 15 feet, 5 inches long has been swimming along the US East Coast. The female shark has been tagged...
World Oceans and Environment Day

Environment & Oceans Day Thank You

PRESS RELEASE:-The Department of Fisheries would like to thank members of the public for their tremendous support and participation in the observance of World Environment and Oceans Day 2017. ...

Garbage Disposal At Vieux Fort Landfill Halted

The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) has halted all garbage disposal activities at the Vieux Fort Landfill, it has been announced. A release issued on behalf of the...

Doctor Kenny Anthony Says Stop The Destructive Sand Mining

Press Release:- Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, Dr Kenny D. Anthony, has called on the Chastanet Government to end the excessive mining of sand at the mouth of the...

Whale Found Dead With 100kg Of Litter In Stomach

Sky News:- A 100kg (220lb) "litter ball" has been discovered inside the stomach of a sperm whale which stranded and died on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. The...
single use plastics - plates, spoons, cups, bags

Government Announces Phase 2 Of Styrofoam & Plastic Phase Out

Press Release:-  The Department of Sustainable Development is reminding the general public of the phased approach to reduce single-use plastic which took effect on Aug. 1, 2019. This phased approach...

Saint Lucia Group Pens Letter To Government: ‘Save Our Coast!’

Open Letter to the Government of Saint Lucia and the Nation November 22nd 2019, Saint Lucia In relation to the Petition by Cas en Bas to Pointe Hardy Advocates, “Maintain...
single use plastics - plates, spoons, cups, bags

Barbados to Ban Single Use Plastics on January 1, 2020

As a part of the movement towards a green economy and in its goal to have Barbados plastic-free by 2020, the Barbados government has placed a ban on single-use...

Rigobert Says Tourism Under Threat From Climate Change

Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Doctor Gale Rigobert, has told a global forum that this country's tourism and fisheries industries are under threat from climate...

Pavee Residents To Tackle ‘Massive’ Problem Of Sanitation

Residents of the communities of Pavee and Maynard Hill in Castries plan to tackle what has been described as a massive problem of sanitation, rodents and improper garbage disposal. They...