Statement By Honourable Turnbull At The UN Ocean Conference In Portugal

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 11:53am

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentleman,  The British Virgin Islands is fully committed to implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. We are following through on our obligations through a combination of marine conservation measures and the development of a sustainable blue economy. In this regard, good progress is being made on re-growing our mangrove forests and expanding our coral nurseries.

Works To Clear Sargassum Seaweed Around Slaney Point

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 12:26pm

The public is being notified that remedial works are currently being done in the vicinity of Slaney Point to clear Sargassum seaweed in the Mangrove Cay.

Honourable Turnbull Attends UN Ocean Conference In Portugal

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 2:32pm

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull is in Lisbon Portugal attending the United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference from June 27 to July 1. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott is also in attendance.

World Environment Day Observed With Seagrape Planting

Wednesday, 8 June 2022 - 4:36pm

World Environment Day was observed with a tree planting exercise of Sea Grape seedlings at the Long Bay Beach Beef Island.

British Virgin Islands London Office 20th Anniversary Logo Launched

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 - 10:55am

The British Virgin Islands London Office (BVI London Office) is delighted to present the 20th anniversary logo to the public as the office celebrates 20 years since its establishment in 2002.

Future Collaboration Expected From Climate Change Summit

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 - 5:51pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley is in the Bahamas attending high-level meetings on a Carbon Credit Legislative and Regulatory Framework and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.

Revive Water Sources To Mitigate Impact Of Climate Change

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 5:17pm

Director of the Water and Sewerage Department, Mrs. Perline Scatliffe-Leonard has said that efforts must be made to identify, and in some cases revive water sources to include wells, catchments and natural areas such as ponds to mitigate the impact of Climate Change.

Beach Management Plan Community Meetings Postponed

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 11:33am

The public is notified that the Long Bay, Beef Island Beach Management Plan community meetings have been postponed.

Beach Management Plan Underway For Long Bay, Beef Island

Friday, 18 March 2022 - 2:50pm

Long Bay, Beef Island is the first of many beaches in the Territory for which a comprehensive beach management plan will be developed to promote more sustainable recreational and economic use of the beach while ensuring environmental protection.

Stakeholders Engage In Coral Reef Monitoring Workshop

Friday, 11 March 2022 - 1:12pm

Stakeholders were engaged this week in a five (5) day workshop featuring technical and practical applications of coral reef monitoring best practices and information sharing.