‘Strike Team’ Formed To Tackle Coral Disease In The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 14 January 2021 - 12:03pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is working diligently on tackling the Stoney Coral Tissue Loss Disease in the Territory. 

National Parks Trust Launches First Environmental Atlas

Friday, 11 December 2020 - 3:17pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) launched its first Environmental Atlas which is expected to bring greater awareness of the Territory’s natural landscape and biodiversity.

Illegal Sea Turtle Harvesting Is Strictly Prohibited

Monday, 7 December 2020 - 8:04pm

Director of Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Theodore E. James has said that his department was made aware of a video in circulation regarding the illegal capture of seven Green sea turtles which have since been rescued and released.

Argel Horton Featured For Black In Marine Science Week

Friday, 4 December 2020 - 1:23pm

Marine Biologist in the Environment and Climate Change Unit Ms. Argel Horton is being featured by the Marine Conservation Society along with two (2) other prominent Caribbean Scientists and marine conservationists as they celebrate Black in Marine Science Week 2020, from November 29 to December 5.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley: Arbour Day

Monday, 30 November 2020 - 1:20pm

Ladies and gentlemen, the Territory will observe Arbour Day on November 27.

Arbour day is typically a day of rebirth and rejuvenation, as we plant seedlings along our schools, homes, and businesses.

Environment And Climate Change Are Legislative Priorities

Monday, 9 November 2020 - 12:48pm

The Government will introduce Environmental Management and Climate Resilience Act during the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly to provide for the sound and sustainable management of natural resources in the Territory.

Sea Turtle Conservation Project Launched

Wednesday, 4 November 2020 - 11:57am

The Government of the Virgin Island in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the University of Exeter and the Association of Reef Keepers (ARK) BVI virtually launched a three-year sea turtle conservation project titled “Sustaining Turtles, Environment, Economies, and Livelihoods (STEEL)” on October 26.

Beach At St. Thomas Bay Now Reopened To The Public

Friday, 23 October 2020 - 4:00pm

Residents and visitors on Virgin Gorda can now use the beach at St. Thomas Bay in Valley, following water quality test results which show that conditions are now suitable.

St. Thomas Bay Beach Reopened For Recreational Use

Thursday, 22 October 2020 - 5:41pm

The public is notified that the St. Thomas Bay beach on Virgin Gorda is now reopened for recreational use, as the results of the ongoing water quality testing show that it is now at suitable standards for bathing.

Turtle Conservation Project Presentation

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - 3:33pm

The public is invited to the Virtual Project Presentation of the Sustaining Turtles Environment Economy and Livelihoods (STEEL) project on Monday, October 26 at 5:00 p.m. 

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