BVI’s Coastal And Nearshore Environment In Focus

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 4:29pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has said that the Government of the Virgin Islands will place a premium on conserving and sustaining its resources to the Territory’s sustainable development.

Deputy Premier Statement: "We are pleased that the dialogue on SIDS continues, in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals"

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 10:47am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) welcomes the opportunity to make an intervention at this plenary.

Deputy Premier Attends Small Island Developing States Symposium

Monday, 20 February 2017 - 1:07pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is attending a three day Small Island Developing States symposium in Nassau, Bahamas.

Value Of BVI’s Natural Resources To Be Determined

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 4:51pm

The Territory is expected to benefit from a study on the Total Economic Valuation of its natural resources in 2019.

Beef Island Pond Clean Up To Observe World Wetlands Day

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 3:23pm

The Department of Conservation and Fisheries hosted a clean-up at the Beef Island pond on Friday, February 3 in observance of World Wetlands Day.

Public Invited To Pond Clean-Up On Friday, February 3

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 4:11pm

The public is invited to the Conservation and Fisheries Department’s wetland clean-up at Beef Island pond and Josiah’s Bay pond on Friday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Environment Minister Attending Biodiversity Convention In Mexico

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 - 10:31am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is in Cancun, Mexico attending the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Arbour Day Ceremony Recognises Tree-Planting Stalwarts

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 4:48pm

Staff from the National Parks Trust were honoured at the recent Arbour Day Ceremony, last Friday, November 25.

Trailblazers To Be Honoured On Arbour Day – November 25

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 4:50pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands will honour several persons in the community for their efforts in tree distribution, planting, care-taking and trailblazing in the area of biodiversity conservation on Arbour Day, November 25.

BVI Plans To Grow Fisheries Sector Through CEFAS

Friday, 11 November 2016 - 11:52am

In strengthening and growing the fisheries sector into a full-fledged economic pillar, the Virgin Islands will soon engage the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) in the UK.

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