Public Urged Not To Remove Stranded Whales From Shore

Sunday, 3 July 2022 - 1:29pm

Over 50 Shortfin pilot whales have died on the East End of Anegada and persons are urged not to attempt to move the stranded whales from the shore. The pod of whales was estimated to be some 150 observed in the area.

Final Day Of UN Ocean Conference In Lisbon Portugal

Friday, 1 July 2022 - 2:30pm

Today was the final day of the UN Ocean Conference and it presented the opportunity for the Virgin Islands to join the discussion at the Global Island Partnership (GILSPA) Presentation. The event was titled: "Weathering Governance Uncertainty of Large-Scale Conservation Projects – A Leader Perspective to the Dialogue”.

National Parks Trust Of The VI Seeks Three Board Members

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 3:14pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, and the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands are seeking to recruit three (3) new board members for the National Parks Trust Board of Directors.

Virgin Islands Committed To Sustainable Development Goal 14

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 12:42pm

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull pledged the commitment of Virgin Islands to do its part and work towards the sustainable development 2030 agenda as he gave his statement at the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

Statement By Honourable Turnbull At The UN Ocean Conference In Portugal

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 11:53am

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentleman,  The British Virgin Islands is fully committed to implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. We are following through on our obligations through a combination of marine conservation measures and the development of a sustainable blue economy. In this regard, good progress is being made on re-growing our mangrove forests and expanding our coral nurseries.

Works To Clear Sargassum Seaweed Around Slaney Point

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 12:26pm

The public is being notified that remedial works are currently being done in the vicinity of Slaney Point to clear Sargassum seaweed in the Mangrove Cay.

Honourable Turnbull Attends UN Ocean Conference In Portugal

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 2:32pm

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull is in Lisbon Portugal attending the United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference from June 27 to July 1. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott is also in attendance.

World Environment Day Observed With Seagrape Planting

Wednesday, 8 June 2022 - 4:36pm

World Environment Day was observed with a tree planting exercise of Sea Grape seedlings at the Long Bay Beach Beef Island.

British Virgin Islands London Office 20th Anniversary Logo Launched

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 - 10:55am

The British Virgin Islands London Office (BVI London Office) is delighted to present the 20th anniversary logo to the public as the office celebrates 20 years since its establishment in 2002.

Future Collaboration Expected From Climate Change Summit

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:51pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley is in the Bahamas attending high-level meetings on a Carbon Credit Legislative and Regulatory Framework and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.