VI Moves To Revive Coastal Reefs

Monday, 29 January 2024 - 3:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has joined forces with the Association of Reef Keepers (ARK) and Rethink Rebuild Regenerating “rrreefs” to revive coastal reefs in the Virgin Islands.

Coming To A District Near You In Jost Van Dyke Postponed

Wednesday, 24 January 2024 - 1:18pm

Residents of Jost Van Dyke are notified that due to the unsteady weather and rough seas, the RATED Registration Drive “Coming to a District Near You” is now postponed.

Eu-Funded Project Bolsters Vi's Climate Resilience

Tuesday, 23 January 2024 - 1:54pm

The Virgin Islands continues making strides to strengthen schools against the unpredictable impacts of disasters and climate change under the BVI SMART Schools initiative.

“COP28 Is A Step In The Right Direction” - Premier Wheatley

Tuesday, 12 December 2023 - 1:50pm

Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is satisfied that his recent participation in the Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai will aid the Virgin Islands in navigating the impact of climate change.

Remarks By Premier Wheatley With Updates On Recent Duty Travels

Friday, 8 December 2023 - 2:56pm

Climate change is the single greatest threat to our survival and development. As small islands, we contribute less than a drop in the bucket to the problem, yet, stand on the frontlines of the climate crisis, experiencing the worst and most severe impacts soonest.

VI Represented At UN Climate Change Conference - COP28

Thursday, 30 November 2023 - 3:00pm

Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is leading a three member delegation to the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Dubai.

Premier Wheatley To Attend Climate Change Conference In Dubai

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 - 6:58pm

Premier Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley will be attending 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) from November 30 to December 6 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Statement By Honourable Smith On Insurance And The Effects Of Climate Change

Thursday, 2 November 2023 - 11:18am

Madam Speaker, please permit me a few moments to address the very complex issue of the high cost of insurance which our country is facing. The rising costs of homeowner insurance policies is a multifaceted challenge influenced by a combination of local and global factors. It is important to recognise that this issue is not isolated to the British Virgin Islands but is part of a broader global challenge.

Premier Wheatley- “Nations Must Meet Climate Change Targets”

Wednesday, 27 September 2023 - 11:29am

Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley has called for nations which are contributing heavily to greenhouse gas emissions to be as ambitious as possible in meeting targets to reverse the ill effects of climate change.

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.