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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...

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...

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 Change.org 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...

Castries Mayor Says Littering A Major Contributor To Flooding

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has expressed major concern that the flooding in Castries last week was the result of indiscriminate littering and waste dumped in the city's drains. And he...

364 derelict vehicles to be removed from St. Lucia roads

The St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division in the Ministry of Health and Wellness has embarked on the removal of 364 derelict...

SLBS to pilot new process for energy standards

Press Release:-  The CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS), recently hosted an information session on the establishment of...
100 Volunteers Mobilized Against plastic pollution in Anse-La-Raye, St-Lucia

Jamaica: Bamboo being explored as substitute for plastic, styrofoam

Jamaica Observer:-  BAMBOO is being explored as a possible alternative to the production of plastic and styrofoam containers as the Government embarks on a policy to ban the use of...