Enviroment

Antigua Receives A Shredding Machine To Boost Clean Up Efforts

The Ministry the Environment today accepted a state of the art Shredder from the European Union Housing Project. The handing over exercise was held at...

Government Issues Stop Order On Unauthorised Sand-Mining Activity

A stop order has been issued by the government to an earth-moving firm involved in unauthorized removal of sand near the shoreline of Maiden Island,...

WIOC Blames Oil Leakage On Heavy Rainfall

The West Indies Oil Company Limited (WIOC), in a press release, explained the release of fuel oil from their facility was of a consequence...

Cabinet Steps In To Ensure That Grant For Windmill Installation Is Utilised

Two officials from the Ministry of the Environment and the Electricity Manager of the APUA were invited to Cabinet to address the slow pace...

Queen Conch closed season in effect

The Environmental Awareness Group is reminding residents that the closed season for Queen Conch is now in effect and will last until the end...

Sprawling ‘Chinese colony’ plan across marine reserve ignites opposition in Antigua

By Gemma Handy (Guardian) Plans to construct a sprawling “Chinese colony” complete with factories, homes and holiday resorts across a pristine marine reserve in Antigua...

Department of Environment investigates fish kill at the Darkwood Pond

The Department of Environment (DOE) says it is investigating a report of a fish kill at the Darkwood pond located on the southwestern coast...

Antigua To Host Important Biodiversity Meeting

The fourth joint annual Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI) and the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) meeting, known as the CCI-CBF Week, will take place at...