St. Kitts – Nevis Launches Climate Change Projects

Protected Areas In St. Kitts Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis August 31, 2015 (SKNIS) Two projects regarding conserving biodiversity and climate change adaptation will be the focus of attention when the St. Kitts – Nevis Department of Environment hosts a launch event at the Ocean Terrace Inn. The project entitled Conserving Biodiversity and Reducing Habitat Degradation in Protected Areas and …

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St. Kitts – Nevis Steps Up Message On Climate Change

Calvin Andre Samuel On Climate Change Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis June 28, 2015 (SKNIS) The Department of Physical Planning and Environment on St. Kitts – Nevis has pledged to continue the campaign to educate locals about climate change and how it impacts their lives and livelihoods. The promise was made by the department’s Environmental Education Officer Derionne Edmeade at …

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OECS Has New Voice For Climate Change

Lester Arnold on Climate Change Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis June 26, 2015 (SKNIS) The realities of climate change, its current impact on the region, and ways to effectively share the message with the public were explored last week at a two-day symposium for private media and communication personnel within government. The June 18-19 symposium was attended by approximately 50 …

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Nevis Prepares For Upcoming Hurricane Season

Cleaning Stoney Grove Ghaut Charlestown, Nevis May 14, 2015 The Nevis Public Works Department in collaboration with DC Equipment are working towards the clearing and  cleaning of the main ghaut located in the Stoney Grove area. The cleaning of the ghaut is a preventative measure that would lessen the effects of flooding that usually occur after heavy rains especially in …

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St. Kitts – Nevis Youth On Climate Change

Environment Minister – Shawn Richards Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis May 13, 2015 (SKNIS) Minister responsible for Education and UNESCO Honourable Shawn Richards has placed the onus of changing society’s attitude toward the care of the environment on the youth. This was noted at the launching ceremony of the UNESCO Youth Ambassadors for Climate Change, on May 08.  The minister …

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