Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Environment

Prolonged Dry Spell Affecting WASCO’s Water Distribution

The Water and Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO), says its ability to provide water to its customers is being affected by the prolonged dry spell. “It is having a severe impact...
2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season (1)

NOAA: 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40% chance of a near-normal season, a 30% chance of...

Desilting of Castries River This Weekend

Press Release:-  Ahead of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Government is being proactive with state preparation, to help safeguard life and property of residents. As such, the Department of...

SLNT Supports More Effective Management Of Marine Turtles

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia National Trust’s mandate includes the protection of Saint Lucia’s flora and fauna.  To this end, the Trust has supported the campaign for more effective management...

Saint Lucia Met Services Director Says Out Of Season Storms ‘Not Uncommon’

The Director of Saint Lucia's Meteorological Services, Venantius Descartes, has explained that it is not uncommon for storms to form outside of the official Atlantic hurricane season. The National Hurricane...

International Day for Biological Diversity

Press Release:- Saint Lucia and other Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be observing the 26th Anniversary of International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD) throughout the month of...

First Named Storm of 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forms Southwest Of Bermuda

AccuWeather:- The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Monday said that the first named storm of the 2019 Atlantic Season had formed hundreds of miles southwest of Bermuda. It was given...

Three-Eyed Snake Found In Australia

Sky News:- A three-eyed snake has been found by the road in Australia. Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife found the reptile, lovingly named Monty Python, on the Arnhem Highway near the...

SLNT Stages Successful Earth Day Activities

Press Release:- International Earth Day is a global event observed each year on April 22nd. According to the Earth Day Network, the organization that leads earth day worldwide, millions of...

UK Parliament Declares Climate Change Emergency

BBC News:- MPs have approved a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency. This proposal, which demonstrates the will of the Commons on the issue but does not legally...