Environment

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...

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...
road closure

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...