VI Community Urged To Be Sensitised About Sargassum Seaweed

Tuesday, 15 August 2023 - 8:29am

The influx of the sargassum seaweed is once again causing concern for members of the Virgin Islands community, namely those working in the tourism industry, fisherfolks and the frequent beach visitors.

National Meteorological Service To Begin In The VI

Friday, 30 June 2023 - 9:06pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is engaged in discussions for the introduction of a National Meteorological Service in the Territory.

‘Sea Salps Are Harmless’- Public Concerns Addressed

Monday, 26 June 2023 - 3:46pm

Officials from the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Climate Change are addressing the public’s concerns about the presence of some marine creatures resembling jellyfish within the Territory’s waters.

Government Officials Trained In Underwater Survey Processes

Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 5:35pm

Government officials from several departments were trained in a two day workshop to preview the underwater survey processes that were used to create the updated Coastal Resources Atlas.

The VI/UK Continue Partnership On The Environment

Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 4:00pm

Stakeholders including representatives from the BVI Tourist Board, National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands, Unite BVI and BVI Ports Authority are featured as they participated in a two-day workshop themed, “Overseas Territories Biodiversity Strategy.”

Address By Governor Rankin At Opening Of Ukot Biodiversity Workshop

Thursday, 15 June 2023 - 3:47pm

The Joint Ministerial Council Meeting in London in May addressed a number of issues of key importance for both the Overseas Territories and the United Kingdom Government. 

Premier Wheatley's Message on the appointment of the members of the climate change board

Friday, 9 June 2023 - 11:05am

A pleasant good morning to you all.  I’m extremely pleased that we are gathered today to mark the re-establishment of The Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Board. I’d like to recognize the presence of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for Natural Resources and the Financial Secretary as ex officio members of the Board. I also recognize and warmly greet the non-Government members of the Board, including the Chairman Mr. Edward Childs, Deputy Chairperson Mr. John Klein, Dr. Shannon Gore and Mr. Ronnie Lettsome.  

VI Climate Change Trust Fund Board Of Trustees Reinstated

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 12:57pm

Premier and Minister for Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is featured as he congratulated members of the Second Board of Trustees of the Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund, as they received their instruments of appointment.

Premier Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley's Message On World Environment Day 2023

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 10:36am

Greetings to all who call The Virgin Islands home! Today, June 5, in honour of World Environment Day, I’d like to level with you about a serious addiction that is plaguing The Virgin Islands, affecting not just our environment but our health as a people. It’s our addiction to plastics. Just how bad is it?

 

VI Urged To Recycle And Reduce The Use Of Plastics

Monday, 5 June 2023 - 5:35pm

Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley is urging the people of the Territory to do their part to protect the environment by reducing the use of plastics and engage in recycling.

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