Remarks By Honourable Pickering - The Virgin Islands Must Act To Protect Against Threats Of Climate Change

Monday, 17 July 2017 - 4:07pm

There are milestones in the development of any country,and there are turning points that determine the destiny of a place under shifting circumstances.

Environmental Levy Takes Effect September 1

Friday, 14 July 2017 - 4:00pm

Visitors to the Virgin Islands are being advised that effective September 1, an environmental and tourism levy of $10.00 will be collected on arrival at the ports of entry.

Statement by the Deputy Premier On The United Nations Ocean Conference

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 12:41pm

Madam Speaker, I would like to update this honourable House on my attendance and participation at the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, which took place at UN Headquarters in New York between 5th and 9th June.

BVI To Receive Assistance With Development Goals

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 4:03pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has welcomed the commitment to provide the BVI with technical assistance for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

Environment Week Closes With Worship Service

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 3:28pm

Environment Week ended on Saturday June 10, with a solemn Sunrise Praise and Worship Service at the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

Conservation Staff ‘Dive In’ To Underwater Clean-Up!

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 3:11pm

Staff of the Conservation and Fisheries Department took a dive at Long Bay, Beef Island and retrieved several bags of trash that were lodged in the sand under the ocean waves.

Environment Week Opens With Service At Church Of God (Prophecy)

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 2:41pm

The Acting Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, Mr. Kelvin Penn and several members of staff and their families are pictured on at the Church of God (Prophecy) in Huntum’s Ghut, Tortola.

Public Asked To Remove Derelict Vessels From Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 1:39pm

The owners of derelict and possibly abandoned vessels moored in the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour, are asked to have them removed as soon as possible.

Public Invited To Comment On Applicants For VI Climate Change Board

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 11:27am

The public is invited to comment on the suitability of the applicants nominated to represent an academic or research organisation on the Climate Change Trust Fund Board.

Wear Something Green On June 9

Monday, 22 May 2017 - 4:28pm

The public is invited to ‘Wear Something Green’ on Friday, June 9 in solidarity and observance of Environment Week 2017.

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