Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Environment

Two-headed snake discovered in backyard in US

ABC.net.au:-  An "exceptionally rare" two-headed copperhead snake has been discovered in a backyard in the United States. It was one of very few such creatures found by the public, according to...

Saint Lucia, Antigua included in Sandals’ elimination of single-use plastic

Antigua Observer:-  The Sandals Grande Resort in Antigua is included in a massive elimination of single use plastic stirrers and straws at Sandals resorts in the Caribbean. The project, began yesterday...

Antiguan Environmentalist Supporting St Lucia National Trust in Fight to Block Dolphin Park

PRESS RELEASE: CASTRIES, St Lucia (September 17, 2018) – Antiguan environmentalist Martha Watkins-Gilkes recently travelled to St Lucia to support the national trust there with their efforts to stop the...

Stranded turtle rescued in Choc cemetery

A stranded turtle was rescued Friday morning in the Choc cemetery and returned to the sea. Deputy Chief Fisheries Officer, Thomas Nelson, told St Lucia Times that Castries City Council...

“We’re not in politics,’ says visiting anti-dolphinarium filmmaker

A 25 minute documentary 'The Dolphin Dilemma - the Antigua Barbuda Story' airs tonight, Wednesday September 5, 2018, at 6.30 pm at the Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. The...

Chemical Weapons Conference in Barbados

PRESS RELEASE: The UK and the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are working together to help improve the Caribbean’s ability to respond to the use of chemicals...

New Zealand village wants to ban all cats

BBC:-  A small village on the southern coast of New Zealand is planning to implement a radical plan to protect its native wildlife: ban all domestic cats. Under the initiative, proposed...

Clean up of L’anse Baison , Vieux Fort

Press Release:-  The influx of Sargassum seaweed along the island’s east coast has rendered one of the district of Vieux Fort’s most popular beaches, “Sandy Beach”, inhospitable for fluctuating periods...
Earthquake

Saint Lucia rattled by earthquake

Saint Lucia was rattled by an earthquake about 5.31 pm Tuesday, disaster officials have confirmed. According to the officials, the quake of magnitude 6.8, occurred off Venezuela. Reports are that it...

Millions of pounds of dead fish wash up on Florida beaches

USA Today: Angel Almaguer backed a waste truck into the middle of a trash storage building the size of a high school gymnasium. The gate on the back of the truck swung open and everything...