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.

Honourable Wheatley To Hold Office Hours On Angegada

Monday, 24 January 2022 - 4:28pm

The public is notified that the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley will be holding office hours on Anegada on Friday, January 28 at the Public Library from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Salt Island Lands Advisory Committee (SILAC) Established

Friday, 14 January 2022 - 10:11am

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said the newly created Salt Island Lands Advisory Committee (SILAC) will assist his ministry in ensuring the fair distribution of Crown Lands on Salt Island to its descendants.

First Virgin Islands Ecosystem Accounts Published

Friday, 17 December 2021 - 9:39am

The Virgin Islands has published the 2019 ecosystem accounts that would provide evidence to support environmental and economic management for the Territory.

Major Focus Placed On Natural Resources Ministry In 2022 Budget

Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 4:54pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration is set to receive the largest share of $51.2 million or 14.3 percent of the recurrent allocations outlined in the 2022 budget.

Government Of The Virgin Islands To Introduce Mangrove Bank

Tuesday, 16 November 2021 - 3:52pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Government of the Virgin Islands will be upscaling the mangrove nursery to a mangrove bank as it seeks to benefit from and participate in the blue carbon market.

Honourable Sharie B. Decastro On Behalf Of Premier Fahie - Renewable Energy On The Move In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 5 November 2021 - 12:29pm

I am happy to be here this morning.

This is indeed a special moment, as today’s contract signing signals progress with renewable energy in the Virgin Islands. What better place to start such an eco-friendly initiative than Anegada?

Sea Turtle Conservation Team Continues Its Mission

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 - 11:43am

The Sustaining Turtles, Environment, Economies, and Livelihoods (STEEL) Project team visited Anegada on Wednesday, October 13 to educate stakeholders and students about the project and importance of sea turtles in the Virgin Islands.

National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands Partners with Gibraltar Botanic Gardens to Conduct Cacti Research

Monday, 30 August 2021 - 4:35pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands (NPTVI) is collaborating with the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens to learn more about the biology and conservation status of Pilosocereus, a genus of cacti found within the Virgin Islands.

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Legislation Underway For Environmentally Sensitive Species

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 - 12:21pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has stated that he plans to introduce legislation for certain species in the BVI to receive a higher degree of protection.

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