Environment

IMF calls on Caribbean Countries To Do “Even More” On Climate Resilience

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday called on Caribbean countries to do “even more” as they seek to become resilient to natural disasters. Addressing the one-day “Building Resilience to Natural...

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Wants Regional Climate Plan

Barbados Today:-  Prime Minister of Jamaica and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Andrew Holness, is asking his regional counterparts to change the way they think about and plan...

Bees: ‘One million die in Cape Town’

BBC:-  At least one million bees are suspected to have died of poisoning in a wine-producing area of South Africa. Brendan Ashley-Cooper told the BBC that an insecticide used by wine...

145 Whales Die On New Zealand Island

Fox News:-  As many as 145 pilot whales died on a New Zealand island this weekend after they were left stranded on a beach. A hiker walking along the beach discovered...

The Private Sector as a Key Player in the Fight against Climate Change

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD), continues its national adaptation planning (NAP) process. In this regard, the Government has recognised the critical...

Minister delivers statement at the 30th Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol

Press Release:-  On Thursday November 8, 2018, The Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, the Honourable Dr. Gale T.C Rigobert, delivered a statement at the High-Level Segment...

SLBS to pilot new process for energy standards

Press Release:-  The CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS), recently hosted an information session on the establishment of...

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) — The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly yesterday for an EU-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery, cotton buds and balloon sticks. The European Commission —...
100 Volunteers Mobilized Against plastic pollution in Anse-La-Raye, St-Lucia

Jamaica: Bamboo being explored as substitute for plastic, styrofoam

Jamaica Observer:-  BAMBOO is being explored as a possible alternative to the production of plastic and styrofoam containers as the Government embarks on a policy to ban the use of...

364 derelict vehicles to be removed from St. Lucia roads

The St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division in the Ministry of Health and Wellness has embarked on the removal of 364 derelict...