Saturday, February 29, 2020

Environment

Sandals Helps Raise Environmental Awareness Through Children’s Literature

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Press Release:- Staying true to its commitment to give back to youth – and spotlight the environment - throughout the Caribbean, The Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts...

Saint Lucia Civil Society Urges Action On Climate, Challenges Media To Ramp Up Coverage

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Press Release:- On the eve of the start of this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP) 25 to be held in Madrid from December 1 to 13, civil society organisations,...

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

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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...

Endangered Red Panda Escapes Zoo

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BBC News:- Authorities are searching for a red panda that escaped from a zoo in south-eastern France. Staff at St-Martin-la-Plaine zoo near Lyon say the endangered animal got free by scaling...

Garbage Disposal At Vieux Fort Landfill Halted

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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...
single use plastics - plates, spoons, cups, bags

Barbados to Ban Single Use Plastics on January 1, 2020

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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...

Hundreds Of Koalas Feared Dead In Australia Bush Fires

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CNN:- More than 350 koalas are feared to have been killed by bushfires in Australia's New South Wales state, animal experts say. The blazes -- which have been burning near the...

2,000-Pound Great White Swimming Off Florida

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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...

Castries Mayor Says Littering A Major Contributor To Flooding

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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...

United States Announces US$1.5 Million For Resilience & Energy Initiatives In Caribbean

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Press Release:- Under U.S.-Caribbean 2020, the United States is committed to advancing security, diplomacy, prosperity, energy, education, and health in the Caribbean. As part of this ongoing effort the United...