Sunday, September 22, 2019

Environment

NCA, National Trust Launch Environmental Clubs

Press Release:-  The National Conservation Authority (NCA), in partnership with the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT), arranged a viewing of “Blue Planet: Our Ocean” to launch environmental clubs in in...

700 Pound Alligator Found In Georgia

USA Today:-  A wildlife biologist in Georgia recently encountered a "massive" alligator weighing an estimated 700 pounds and measuring 13 feet and 4 inches in length, according to the Georgia Department...

Mystery Over How Whale Ended Up In Amazon Jungle

Sky News:-  A whale carcass has been found in the Amazon jungle, sparking debate among scientists about how it got there. The humpback, measuring 8m (26ft) long and 6m (19ft) wide,...

Saint Lucia Works Toward Climate Resilience

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia continues to register success in its strides to combat climate change. The Department of Sustainable Development recently gathered industry participants for a conference on...

SLSWMA Resumes Derelict Vehicle Removal Campaign

The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) last week resumed a campaign to remove derelict vehicles, hauling away nine abandoned cars from the City. The initiative is being supported...

Schoolchildren Protest Over Climate Change

BBC News:-  Schoolchildren across the UK have gone on strike as part of a global campaign calling for action over climate change. Students around the country walked out of school to...

Russian Islands Declare Emergency After Polar Bear ‘Invasion’

NBC News:-  A remote Russian archipelago declared a state of emergency on Saturday after an “invasion” of dozens of polar bears, that country’s state news agency said. A local official, Alexander...

Concern Over ‘Many’ Fer de Lance Sightings In Millet

The Forestry Department has expressed concern over reports of numerous sightings of the venomous fer de lance in residential areas of Millet. "We are getting a lot of those reports...

Forestry Department Says More Snakes May Show Up In Populated Areas

Citing a rapid increase in the local population of boa constrictors, the Forestry Department has said that more of the creatures may show up in populated areas. On Wednesday, the...

World Heading For Warmest Decade

BBC:-  The world is in the middle of what is likely to be the warmest 10 years since records began in 1850, says the Met Office. It's forecasting that temperatures for...