Environment

Millions of bees dead after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoes

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers. Death came suddenly to Dorchester County, S.C. Stressed insects tried to flee their nests, only to surrender in...

Civil Society advocates for better environmental standards

PRESS RELEASE:-Saint Lucia and the Commonwealth of Dominica are the only two Eastern Caribbean countries that have not yet signed on to the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Declaration...

AFD funds climate change adaptation

Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed an agreement to provide US$33,000,000 toward the financing of sustainable infrastructure projects in...
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Government & Civil Society Work to Strengthen Environmental Governance

Twenty-two (22) Signatory Countries and over 40 representatives of the public made significant progress at the 4th Meeting of the Negotiating Committee for a Regional Agreement on Access to...

USD33 m to Finance Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure in the Caribbean

PRESS RELEASE:-BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- August 24, 2016 – Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed an agreement to provide USD33,000,000 towards...
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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...