Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:49am

Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond.

“Do Not Eat Dead Fish In Josiah Bay” Residents Warned

Monday, 6 August 2018 - 11:11am

Residents and visitors are being warned against eating ‘double dead’ fish following a major fish kill in Josiah Bay, Tortola.

Community Urged To Utilise Sargassum Seaweed

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 5:16pm

Acting Deputy Chief Conservation and Fisheries officer Mr. Mervin Hastings is urging residents to utilise the Sargassum seaweed that is being washed up along the Territory’s shorelines.

Hon. Pickering Attends First Ocean Risk Summit in Bermuda

Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 1:50pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering attended the first Ocean Risk Summit held in Bermuda from May 8 to 10.

Statement By The Government Of The Virgin Islands On The Willy T

Friday, 11 May 2018 - 4:40pm

The seabed surrounding Norman Island is the property of the Crown. The Willy T has been moored at the Bight under an annual seabed licence which expired in February, 2018. 

The Clean-Up And Clearing Of Debris From Beaches

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 4:39pm

Madame Speaker, I address this Honourable House to report on the progress made in the massive job of cleaning up our beaches and clearing the same of any marine debris which accumulated along our shores.  

Removal Of Sand From The Beaches Is Illegal

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 3:35pm

The public is reminded that sand mining in the Territory is illegal according to the Beach Protection Ordinance CAP 233.  

Fisherman’s Day 2017 Rescheduled To July 16

Friday, 7 July 2017 - 5:13pm

The cultural and economical impact of fishing to the Virgin Islands will be celebrated on Fisherman’s Day rescheduled for Sunday, July 16. 

Fisherman’s Day Activities Postponed

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 3:07pm

The Acting Chief Conservation Officer is informing the public that Fisherman’s Day 2017 competition and activities have been postponed due to inclement weather.

BVI To Receive Assistance With Development Goals

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 4:03pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has welcomed the commitment to provide the BVI with technical assistance for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

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