Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Environment

Saint Lucia to ban Styrofoam and plastics

Saint Lucia plans to  phase-out  Styrofoam food service containers and plastics, both plates and cups, beginning December 1, 2018, with a total ban on their importation before the end...

Killer whale’s ‘tour of grief’ ends after 17 days

Sky News:-  A grieving orca whale has finally let go of her dead calf after carrying it on her head for at least 17 days over 1,000 miles. Researchers said the...

French theme park deploys birds to collect litter

BBC:-  A theme park in France is set to deploy six "intelligent" birds to pick up rubbish and spruce up the grounds. The rooks at the Puy du Fou theme park...

Dominica to ban plastic and Styrofoam

(CNN) — The fight against single-use plastic has been gathering steam over the past months, but the Caribbean nation of Dominica has taken the crusade to another level. The island nation has announced...
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Desilting of Castries River

Press Release:-  The Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Energy wishes to inform the motoring public of the closure of Brazil Street and Hospital Road from the intersection with Bridge Street...

Dr. James Fletcher Providing Support to Dominica

Press Release:-  Saint Lucia’s Former Minister of Sustainable Development, Dr. James Fletcher is currently in Dominica leading the efforts of the Government of Dominica to establish the Climate Resilience Execution...
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Saint Lucia’s national adaptation planning process benefits from additional support

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, 4th August, 2018. The Department of Sustainable Development is pleased to report that Saint Lucia is receiving a second programme of support in the amount...
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Saint Lucia launches National Environmental Information System (NEIS)

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, August 4th, 2018 - The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Sustainable Development’s (DSD) project called ‘Increasing Saint Lucia’s Capacity to Monitor MEA...
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Garbage Collection Service Gros-Islet Collection Zone – Update

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority wishes to inform residents of the Gros-Islet Collection Zone that a comprehensive solid waste collection plan has been developed and is...

PM outlines Sargassum control measures

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has been outlining measures being undertaken to deal with the Sargassum seaweed problem that has been affecting several coastal communities. Chastanet told reporters this week that...