Saturday, January 19, 2019

Environment

Stray dogs blamed for death of turtles on Vigie beach

The Department of Fisheries has expressed grave concern about the discovery of two dead turtles this week on Vigie beach. The turtles are believed to have been mauled by stray...
Mr. R Jackson facilitating group discussion at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation side event

CDEMA’s Participation in the 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Cartagena, Columbia

PRESS RELEASE: Barbados, June 28, 2018 (CDEMA) – The Sixth (6th) Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Cartagena, Colombia from the 20th-22nd June 2018 and brought together representatives from...
environment

Saint Lucia participates in the Sixth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly – Da Nang...

PRESS RELEASE: The Government of Saint Lucia joins over a hundred countries, civil society organizations, private sector and intergovernmental organizations in Da Nang, Viet Nam, from June 27th to...
Ambassador Douglas Shen, Hon. Herod Stanislaus, Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives, and Mr

Taiwan Embassy supports Soufriere Hummingbird Beach Park Project

PRESS RELEASE: Taiwan Embassy hosted a function on June 26 to pledge continued support to the Soufriere Hummingbird Beach Park Project. Ambassador Douglas Shen presented a check for the project’s...
climate-change

Saint Lucia shows continued commitment to responding to climate change

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, 25th June- The Government of Saint Lucia has signaled its intent to ratify the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol (KP). As Party to...

New record as heatwave bakes UK

Sky News:-  A record has been set for the hottest day of the year - the third in as many days. Porthmadog in north west Wales reached 31.9C (89.4F) on Wednesday...

UK: ‘Extreme’ heat set to cause travel disruption

Sky News:-  Commuters have been warned to expect travel disruption as the UK's "extreme" heat continues following the hottest day of the year. Temperatures reached 30.1C (86F) in parts of the...

120,000 bees killed by ‘mindless’ vandals

Sky News:-  "Mindless" vandals have killed 120,000 bees after destroying two hives. The perpetrators climbed over a 9ft-high fence and demolished the hives in Hepburn, Northumberland, sometime between 22 and 27...

Property owners are liable for hedges and trees which overhang the road

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, June 25, 2018 – The Department of Infrastructure is once again appealing to property owners around the island, to cut or trim hedges and...
climate-change

Cabinet of Ministers Endorses National Adaptation Plan

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, 25th June. Following an intense one-year consultation process, the Cabinet of Ministers approves Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and...