2020 Virgin Islands Ecosystem Account Published

Friday, 25 February 2022 - 5:02pm

Minister of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has received the published 2020 ecosystem accounts that continues to provide evidence and support environmental and economic management for the Territory.

The Environment, A Priority For The Government

Monday, 24 January 2022 - 4:46pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has pledged to focus on introducing different pieces of legislation to further strengthen the natural resources and tourism sectors of the economy.

Schools Receive Copies Of Virgin Islands Environmental Atlas

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 - 4:09pm

Teachers and students of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) have received copies of the Virgin Islands Environmental Atlas as the National Parks Trust moves to supply 200 copies to public and private schools across the Territory.

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Found At 33 Dive Sites

Monday, 19 April 2021 - 6:02pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley said the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has had a devastating impact on the Territory’s reefs and has been found at 33 dive sites.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration: Update On The Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 6:24pm

Mister Speaker, thank you for allowing me to give an update on the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD).

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Minister For Natural Resources, Labour & Immigration On BVI Environment Atlas

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 5:33pm

Mister Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to inform this Honourable House of the publication of the BVI Environmental Atlas.

Message from Governor Jaspert Regarding the End of the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 - 4:24pm

Many of us may be breathing a little easier now that the Atlantic Hurricane Season has officially ended.

Message from Honourable Andrew A. Fahie Regarding the End of the Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 - 3:48pm

We are indeed blessed today as we can say that we have come through yet another Atlantic Hurricane Season safely and with very few effects on our shores. I think the entire Virgin Islands can feel immensely grateful that storms or hurricanes did not place any additional burdens upon us during what has already been a burdensome year.

Beach At St. Thomas Bay Temporarily Closed To Recreational Use

Friday, 16 October 2020 - 8:02pm

The beach at St. Thomas Bay in Valley, Virgin Gorda extending from Fort Point to Collision Point is closed to recreational use due to results of water quality testing.

BVI Vector Teams To Begin Fogging Operations On Tortola

Tuesday, 6 October 2020 - 12:00pm

The Environmental Health Division’s Vector Teams will begin fogging operations this week to address the high level of mosquito infestation and increase in dengue cases reported in the British Virgin Islands.

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