Saturday, October 16, 2021

Enviroment

The Race to Rat-Free: Green & Smith Islands Eradication

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For the next two months, the Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) will be focusing its efforts on ‘eradicating’ Green and Smith Islands, that is, removing...

Over 12,000 Plastic Bottles Collected In The First Week Of The Plastic Free Waste...

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment would like to thank the public for the support in curbing plastic leakage of bottles across...

National Solid Waste Launches Major Environmental Initiative

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St. John’s, Antigua. The ongoing campaign to phase out mercury and eliminate its threat to  human life and the environment in Antigua and Barbuda...

Ministry launches program to minimize plastic waste in Antigua and Barbuda

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Citizens and residents turned out in their numbers today to the three designated locations to have their plastic trash turned into cash. The program which...

Cash for plastic trash initiative starts today

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"Giving new life to your trash tagline will be a new incentive across the island where all PET code (1) soda and water bottles...

Launch of the Elkhorn Marine Conservancy & the Coral Reef Restoration Project

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The Elkhorn Marine Conservancy (EMC) is a newly established non-profit dedicated to enhancing the resilience and local stewardship of Antigua's marine ecosystems through restoration,...

Department of Environment’s Boggy Peak National Park Interpretation Centre Awarded Leadership in Energy...

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The Department of Environment is pleased to announce that the recently completed Boggy Peak National Park Interpretation Centre at Christian Valley was awarded the...

CARIBBEAN TREE PLANTING WEEK: Protecting Biodiversity, Restoring Ecosystems, Strengthening Cultural Roots

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Since February 2020, the Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance (CariPhilAlliance) and its network of partners have mobilized youth, community-based and non-governmental organizations across 22 Caribbean countries...

Youth Today and the Department of Environment Collaborate on Tree Planting Initiative with the...

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Youth Today and the Department of Environment combined forces to hold a tree planting initiative on Wednesday 16 June at the Sir NovelleRichards Academy....

Environmentalists up in arms over brutal slaying of nurse shark

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The brutal slaying of a harmless nurse shark over the weekend has dismayed local environmentalists. Videos and images of the mutilated creature on Seaforth Beach...

Now we can get cash for our plastic trash!

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  It's up to us to stop it from leaking into our environment. Well! Now we can get cash for our plastic trash!   Antigua and Barbuda...

Antigua’s sister-island Barbuda will run on 100 percent renewable energy

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The Chief Negotiator in the Green Barbuda Energy Project announced that the 100% green energy project that is financed by the United Arab Emirates...

Department of Environment Secures Grant to Improve Water Security

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The Department of Environment is pleased to announce that it has secured a grant totaling two-hundred-and fifty-thousand (250,000) United States dollars under the Adaptation...