Revive Water Sources To Mitigate Impact Of Climate Change

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 5:17pm

Director of the Water and Sewerage Department, Mrs. Perline Scatliffe-Leonard has said that efforts must be made to identify, and in some cases revive water sources to include wells, catchments and natural areas such as ponds to mitigate the impact of Climate Change.

Beach Management Plan Community Meetings Postponed

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 11:33am

The public is notified that the Long Bay, Beef Island Beach Management Plan community meetings have been postponed.

Beach Management Plan Underway For Long Bay, Beef Island

Friday, 18 March 2022 - 2:50pm

Long Bay, Beef Island is the first of many beaches in the Territory for which a comprehensive beach management plan will be developed to promote more sustainable recreational and economic use of the beach while ensuring environmental protection.

Stakeholders Engage In Coral Reef Monitoring Workshop

Friday, 11 March 2022 - 1:12pm

Stakeholders were engaged this week in a five (5) day workshop featuring technical and practical applications of coral reef monitoring best practices and information sharing.

Best Practices In Focus For Mangrove Symposium

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 - 3:52pm

The Virgin Islands is joining organisations from across the Caribbean to share scientific best practices and techniques for mangrove restoration in a virtual Regional Mangrove Symposium from March 1 to 3.

Contract Signed For Restroom Facilities At Brewer’s Bay

Monday, 28 February 2022 - 6:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has entered into an agreement and signed a contract for the construction of restroom facilities for Brewer’s Bay Beach with K&C Construction.

2020 Virgin Islands Ecosystem Account Published

Friday, 25 February 2022 - 5:02pm

Minister of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has received the published 2020 ecosystem accounts that continues to provide evidence and support environmental and economic management for the Territory.

Ecosystem Accountants Arrive In Virgin Islands

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 - 10:00am

The two-member team from the Economics For The Environment Consultancy Limited (EFTEC) Mr. Jake Kuyer and Ms. Sophie Neupauer are featured on their tour around Tortola with Marine Biologist Mr. Mervin Hastings on Monday, February 21. 

Ecosystem Accounting Partnership Producing Results

Friday, 18 February 2022 - 4:55pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley said that he is pleased that the partnership that was built to protect and preserve the natural resources of the Territory is continuing to produce results.

The Environment, A Priority For The Government

Monday, 24 January 2022 - 4:46pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has pledged to focus on introducing different pieces of legislation to further strengthen the natural resources and tourism sectors of the economy.