Government Discusses Climate Adaptation And Mitigation Best Practices

Friday, 19 July 2019 - 5:15pm

The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organization of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs. Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie earlier this week.

Cabinet Approves Green Paper On Environmental Management

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 5:17pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the Green Paper on the Proposed Environmental Management and Climate Adaptation Bill and is now available to the public for perusal.

Contract Signed For The Installation Of Sea Markers

Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 5:10pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Chief Executive Officer in the Recovery and Development Agency, Mr. Paul Bayly and Mr. William Driver of Sand Dollar Marine Consultants signed a contract inclusive of installation of 26 Sea Markers throughout the Virgin Islands

Stakeholders Discuss Opportunities Of The Blue Economy

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 5:12pm

Representatives from the Government of the Virgin Islands, academia and non-governmental organisation (NGO) representatives are featured as they discussed the opportunities and challenges of the Blue Economy.

Territory Observed World Sea Turtle Day On June 16

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 8:30am

The Territory observed World Sea Turtle Day on June 16 celebrating the importance of the species to Virgin Islands culture, history and tourism product.

Sister Islands Island Wide Clean Up Campaign

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 1:47pm

Claudia Creque Educational Centre Students Visit Guana Island

Monday, 27 May 2019 - 4:25pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley is pictured with students and teachers from the Claudia Creque Educational Centre on Anegada, during a field trip to Guana Island.

Riteway Supermarket Customers Urged To Reuse Shopping Bags

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 5:02pm

Customers of Riteway supermarket in Pasea Estate were urged to reduce the use of single use plastics during a visit to the store by His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert and Minister for Natural Resources, Honourable Vincent Wheatley.

Turtles Play Vital Role In BVI's Marine Life

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:41pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that turtles and tortoises are a fundamental part of marine life in the BVI as they play a vital role in the natural balance of its ecosystems.

Final Bidder’s Conference For Derelict Boats Removal

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 11:09am

Members of the Recovery and Development Agency along with a variety of interested contractors are pictured in Pockwood Pond at the Final Bidder’s Conference for the removal, processing and disposal of derelict boats. 

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