Governor Jaspert: "Together We Can Make A Difference To Reduce Unnecessary Use Of Plastics"

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 4:52pm

Today is World Environment Day – a chance to consider the amazing environment we have in BVI and the importance of protecting it.

Visitors Reminded Of Environmental And Tourism Levy

Friday, 25 May 2018 - 1:04pm

Visitors to the Virgin Islands are being reminded of the Environmental and Tourism Levy of $10.00 to be paid upon arrival at all ports of entry.

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. 

Seeds Of Love Spread Throughout The British Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 8:25am

Unfortunate events present opportunities for growth.  The outpouring of love the Territory received after Hurricanes Irma and Maria yielded new seeds – Seeds of Love.  The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is spreading love in the BVI through its global “Seeds of Love” initiative. The campaign aims at replanting the islands’ indigenous trees and vegetation destroyed by Hurricanes Irma and Maria whilst preventing erosion and protecting the ecosystem, the very thing that makes the tourism product unique.  Environmental preservation is vital to ensuring that the destination lives up to the environmental image of unspoiled landscapes that resound with the tag line, “Nature’s Little Secrets”.

Stop Backyard Burning, Residents Told

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 4:06pm

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Lionel Michael is appealing to residents to refrain from backyard burning because of the environmental and personal health impact on the community. 

Targeted Fogging In The Road Town Area

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 4:13pm

Fogging will continue in the Road Town area beginning Thursday February 8 between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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.  

Assist Mangroves To Thrive Once Again

Friday, 8 December 2017 - 2:05pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is appealing to the Virgin Islands community to give due care and attention when working in and around mangroves during this critical time in their recovery following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Cane Garden Bay Beach Is Closed Due To Poor Water Quality

Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 5:36pm

The Cane Garden Bay beach is closed for recreational use until further notice due to poor water quality.

Premier Smith's Statement On Progress Of Finalising Recovery Efforts Following Tropical Wave In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 11 August 2017 - 6:15pm

My fellow Virgin Islanders and residents of this Territory: This morning, I had the opportunity to visit different areas in Tortola as we, as a Territory, continue our recovery efforts.

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