Saturday, January 19, 2019

Environment

Practical Disaster Management Exercise

USAID Surge Capacity Training in St. Lucia and St. Kitts and Nevis

PRESS RELEASE: Disaster Risk Management Specialists from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) are partnering with National Disaster Coordinators in...

Starving seabirds ‘full of plastic’

BBC:-  New footage of the devastating impact of plastic pollution on wildlife has been captured by a BBC team. Seabirds are starving to death on the remote Lord Howe Island, a...

Barbados PM urges joint approach in dealing with Sargassum

Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, has suggested a joint regional approach towards dealing with the problem of Sargassum buildup in several states, in an address Monday to the opening...

Tropical wave forecast to bring moderate to heavy showers

A tropical wave has been forecast to bring cloudiness and rain to Saint Lucia Thursday, with the heaviest rainfall expected during the midday to afternoon and in the evening,...

Derelict vehicles a concern for the Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has expressed concern about the number of derelict vehicles littering the streets of Saint Lucia. Assistant Chief Environmental Health Officer, Parker Ragnanan, noted the ministry's concern...

Mayor announces anti-litter campaign

Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has announced that as of next month, the Castries Constituency Council (CCC), will be adopting a zero tolerance approach to littering. “The same way that we...

CARICOM targets year-end for regional biodiversity strategy

CARICOM Today:-  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has resolved to present to the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) by the end of the year, a CARICOM Biodiversity Strategy (CBS). The...
Mr. Mario Cheng, head of Taiwan Technical Mission explained the know how in orchids and tropical flowers cultivation and management technology in greenhouse at workshop

New Orchid Project Launched at Saint Lucia Union Orchid Garden

PRESS RELEASE: A new Taiwan – Saint Lucia agriculture project, Saint Lucia Commercial Orchid Greenhouse Management Project, has been launched at Union Orchid Garden facility recently.  This latest venture...

Strengthening Ocean Education: OECS supports new learning platform

OECS Media Release: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — In recognition of World Oceans Day, observed on June 8, education specialists from around the world gathered in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil to attend...

Sir Ira Simmons Secondary promotes a clean environment

Press Release:-  The Sir Ira Simmons Secondary School is taking a firm stand against improper garbage disposal.  It was of much delight to see students participating in an ‘In-house Clean-...