Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Environment

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Tropical Wave Nears Leeward Islands – Heavy Rains Expected

National Hurricane Center: A large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms located a few hundred miles east of the Leeward Islands is associated with a tropical wave. Environmental conditions are somewhat...

Kirk Elliott Supports Protect Our Pitons‏

PRESS RELEASE:-Internationally acclaimed St. Lucia photographer Kirk Elliott has donated the 1st prize in a recent schools’ essay competition organized by the Piton Management Area (PMA) Office. The theme of...

Mayor says beautifying City depends on improving security

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has asserted that keeping the City clean depends on improving security in the capital. By way of example he noted that areas cannot remain clean because...
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One More Caribbean Country Commits to Raise Standards of Environmental Governance

For the first time talks to reach a Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) is taking...

Saint Lucia Committed to Combatting Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE:- Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert continues to show support for combatting climate change as she participates in the annual...

World Bank approves new environmental & social framework

PRESS RELEASE:- WASHINGTON, August 4, 2016 -- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a new Environmental and Social Framework that expands protections for people and the environment...

Dr. James Fletcher to Address Climate Change Policy Forum in the Philippines

Dr. James Fletcher, Saint Lucia’s former Minister for Sustainable Development, has been invited by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) to address the CVF High Level Climate Policy Forum in...
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Lobster open fishery

PRESS RELEASE:-The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Production, Fisheries, Co-operatives and Rural Development informs the general public that the lobster fishery opens from Tuesday August 2, 2016 to February 28, 2017...
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Sandals Launches Parrotfish Preservation Campaign

On the heels of Rainforest Seafood Limited’s announcement of its pledge to invest over $1M in the fight to protect the highly threatened parrotfish population, Sandals Resorts International has...
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CARILEC launches renewable energy community

PRESS RELEASE:-June 29, 2016, CASTRIES: This morning, the Caribbean Electricity Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) launched a renewable energy virtual community for utility engineers and energy practitioners called the CARILEC Renewable Energy...