Environment

Will Barbados Become The Land Of The Amberfish?

Is there anything more Barbadian than the flyingfish? Barbados is known the world over as the 'land of the flyingfish' (never mind that flyingfish live in the sea). The...

Saint Lucia Hosts Ocean Policy Discussion

Press Release:- Given the importance placed on the sustainable use of ocean resources at the national level, and the need for Saint Lucia to take advantage of the opportunities for...
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SLNT Concerned Over Tourism Backlash As Canada Joins Ban On Captive Dolphins

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has expressed concern over a likely  backlash for this country's vital tourism industry as Canada this week joined nations that have outlawed the...

Canada plans to ban ‘harmful’ single-use plastics by 2021

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday, declaring it a "global challenge" to phase out the plastic bags, straws...

PM A Panelist For CDB High Level Discussion on Vulnerability and Resilience

Press Release:- Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet continues to lead the charge for the Caribbean when it comes to sustainable development and the impact of Climate Change. The Prime Minister...

Mayor Warns City Restaurants Over Improper Disposal Of Fatty Waste

Castries Mayor Peterson Francis has warned restaurants in the capital that his office will ensure enforcement of the law to bring an end to the improper disposal of fatty...

NCA Embarks On Seaweed Removal Project

Press Release:-  The National Conservation Authority (NCA) has embarked upon an initiative to remove the troublesome Sargassum seaweed from Saint Lucia’s coastlines. The exercise involved the handling and recycling of...

Saint Lucia Revises Date For Ban On Styrofoam, Selected Plastics

Press Release:- During the 2019/2020 budget debate, the Minister for Sustainable Development Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert announced that Saint Lucia would be taking steps to reduce the country’s dependence on...
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Why is June 1 the start of Hurricane Season although we’ve seen storms before...

CNN: For the past five years, a winter hurricane and a series of tropical storms have formed before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Subtropical Storm Andrea...
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Hurricane season is here. Brace for up to 4 major storms in the Atlantic

CNN: Forecasters may not be expecting a severe hurricane season this year, but a few major storms could still threaten the Atlantic coast. The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Saturday --...