Turtles Play Vital Role In BVI's Marine Life

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:41pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that turtles and tortoises are a fundamental part of marine life in the BVI as they play a vital role in the natural balance of its ecosystems.

Final Bidder’s Conference For Derelict Boats Removal

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 11:09am

Members of the Recovery and Development Agency along with a variety of interested contractors are pictured in Pockwood Pond at the Final Bidder’s Conference for the removal, processing and disposal of derelict boats. 

Utilise Sargassum Seaweed For Its Many Benefits

Friday, 17 May 2019 - 4:20pm

Marine Biologist at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour Mr. Mervin Hastings is reminding residents to utilise the Sargassum seaweed that washes up along the Territory’s shorelines.

BVI Leads In Implementation Of OECS Climate Change Project

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 4:45pm

The Virgin Islands has led the way regionally in implementation of the five-year OECS iLAND Resilience Project and was featured highly at the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) iLAND Resilience Project Closure Conference held in Saint Lucia from April 25 to 26.

DDM Seeks Consultancy Services For Management Of Mangroves

Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 5:36pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is inviting consultants to submit Expressions of Interest for the provision of consultancy services for the development of a Sustainable Management Plan for Mangroves in the British Virgin Islands.

2019 Earth Day Message By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie

Monday, 22 April 2019 - 9:52am

My people of the Virgin Islands I greet you on this festive Easter Monday which is celebrated as a holiday in many Christian cultures.

Governor Pledges To Protect The Territory’s Biodiversity

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 4:57pm

Governor Jaspert visited Jost Van Dyke today with the BVI National Parks Trust and scientists from Kew Gardens in the UK. 

All Communities Encouraged To Participate In Clean-Up Campaign

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 11:44am

The public is hereby notified that the Government of the Virgin Islands will be launching a comprehensive clean-up of the Territory.

Government To Protect Threatened Plants And Habitats

Monday, 8 April 2019 - 4:43pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has pledged to strengthen the knowledge of the status and locations of threatened plant species and habitats to facilitate more informed conservation management decisions.

Agreement Signed To Protect The Territory’s Environment

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 5:15pm

The protection of the Territory’s environment will take centre stage with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) on March 18.

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