Statement by Honourable Wheatley - Update on the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 6:03pm

Our corals provide vital ecosystem services in the form of food, shoreline protection against wave action, which would erode our beaches and shores and are main attractions to residents and tourists alike. 

Honourable Wheatley To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda

Wednesday, 7 April 2021 - 12:31pm

The public is notified that the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley will be holding office hours.......

Message From Minister Of Natural Resources, Labour And Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley On The Passing Of Mr. Petr Kellner

Tuesday, 30 March 2021 - 9:48am

Good day everyone.

I am extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Petr Kellner. Mr. Kellner was a very private individual but his love for these Virgin Islands, especially Virgin Gorda, was well known. This love shown was manifested following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 when he jumpstarted recovery efforts by making funds available to start the clean-up process.

Government To Meet With Business Owners On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 7:03pm

Virgin Gorda business owners are invited to a public meeting today, March 18 at the Village Café at 6:00 p.m. to discuss matters concerning their community.

‘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.