Monday, February 18, 2019

Environment

Antigua: Board implements new policy for pesticide imports

Antigua Observer:-The Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board now has the staffing needed to implement an Act passed almost 10 years ago. Registrar Jonah Ormond said The Pesticides and Toxic...

CYEN to observe Earth Hour 2017

Press Release:-The Caribbean Youth Environment Network is a non-profit, civil society, charitable body that focuses its resources on empowering young people and their communities to develop programmes/actions to address...

Bay Gardens stops using styrofoam

Press Release:-Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, February 17, 2017– The Green Globe certified resort chain, Bay Gardens Resorts has discontinued the use all Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products throughout their properties....
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Bay Gardens Resorts discontinues use of Expanded Polystyrene EPS (styrofoam) products

Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, February 17, 2017– The Green Globe certified resort chain, Bay Gardens Resorts has discontinued the use all Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products throughout properties. Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)...
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Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms

At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warn that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions is likely to increase. OECS member states have been urged to prepare for more...
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Castries Lions and Leos Observe World Wetlands Day 2017

Press Release:-On February 04, 2017, the Castries Lions and Leos joined with the members of the Saint Lucia National Trust, to observe World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day is annually...

SLNT celebrates World Wetlands Day 2017

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) and other partners joined in the global effort to preserve wetlands by commemorating World Wetlands Day which is celebrated annually on February...
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OECS supports geothermal energy exploration

Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development of geothermal energy in the Eastern Caribbean, a survey conducted by the Energy Unit of...

OECS supports Geothermal Energy Development

Press Release:-Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — Financing and government policy have been identified as the major challenges to the development of geothermal energy in the Eastern Caribbean. That’s one...

LUCELEC to meet with southern residents to discuss solar farm

Press Release:-Castries, January 27, 2017 – Vieux-Fort residents are invited to attend a town hall meeting on the proposed 3 megawatt (MW) solar farm being developed by the St....