Launch of Seagrape Tree Replanting Initiative

Friday, 7 June 2024 - 5:33pm

The public is invited to the launch of the Seagrape Tree Replanting Initiative at Long Bay, Beef Island on Saturday June 8 at 8:30 a.m.

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.

Sister Islands Soils Sampled As Study Continues

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 - 10:06am

Officers from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) were joined by colleagues in the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to carry out sampling and analysis on Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke as part of the ongoing Virgin Islands Comprehensive Soils Study.

VI Government Moves To Promote Turtle Conservation

Wednesday, 3 May 2023 - 10:19am

The Government of the Virgin Islands facilitated a series of workshops and public consultation meetings to promote and improve turtle conservation in the Territory.

VI Government Moves To Promote Turtle Conservation

Thursday, 13 April 2023 - 5:03pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands will be facilitating a series of workshops and public consultation meetings to promote and improve turtle conservation.

Statement by the Honourable Turnbull on the Unauthorised Use of Beaches in the Territory

Thursday, 26 January 2023 - 5:34pm

Madam Speaker, I rise to address the important and concerning issue of a significant increase in the unauthorised use of beaches in the Territory. Beaches are arguably BVI’s most important asset, contributing significantly to our quality of life as residents and to our economy.

Statement by Honourable Turnbull on Grant from the European Union

Thursday, 26 January 2023 - 5:24pm

Madam Speaker, today I am pleased to further highlight recent developments within the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour pertaining to funding. The Ministry is in receipt of a grant from the European Union and their partners Expertise France in the amount of 927,890 Euros or approximately $965,000 US dollars through the Overseas Countries and Territories’ Resilience, Sustainable Energy, and Marine Biodiversity Programme - RESEMBID.

Water Quality Monitoring Programme To Be Strenghtened

Tuesday, 13 December 2022 - 1:04pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has received a €927,980 (approx. $933,189) grant from the European Union (EU) through Expertise France to improve the water quality testing capabilities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).

Statement By Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull On The University Of Southampton Deepens Partnership With The BVI Government

Thursday, 17 November 2022 - 3:17pm

The advocacy continues at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt.

As Minister, I continue to seek to solidify the BVI’s partnerships across various sectors.

BVI Launches Comprehensive Soil Study

Wednesday, 9 November 2022 - 4:00pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will be carrying out a study of soils throughout the Territory as part of a Darwin Plus-funded research project launched this week.