Saturday, January 19, 2019

Environment

The Private Sector as a Key Player in the Fight against Climate Change

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD), continues its national adaptation planning (NAP) process. In this regard, the Government has recognised the critical...

Minister delivers statement at the 30th Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol

Press Release:-  On Thursday November 8, 2018, The Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, the Honourable Dr. Gale T.C Rigobert, delivered a statement at the High-Level Segment...

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...

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) — The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly yesterday for an EU-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery, cotton buds and balloon sticks. The European Commission —...
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...

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...

Francis Accuses SLP of Hypocrisy in Dolphin Park Controversy

National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has accused the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), which he once supported, of hypocrisy in its opposition to a proposed Dolphin Park at Pigeon...

Passersby rescue turtle in distress at Choc Cemetery

Concerned passersby rescued a turtle which had fallen into an open tomb in the Choc Cemetery Tuesday morning, it has been reported. An eyewitness told St Lucia Times that a...

Dominica PM urges more resources for disaster resilience and response

Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has urged the creation of a special fund to assist countries that are impacted by climate change. Skerrit declared that those who contribute to the...

Why Parisians need to stop worrying and learn to love the rats

The Local (FR):-  Paris has declared war on its four million rats, even in some places bringing back the guillotine to help exterminate them. But instead the city should embrace its cuddly...