DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of September 14 – 18, 2020.
The new reporting app allows users to submit anonymous tips about illegal or suspicious activity that could harm the Virgin Islands’ natural resources.
CFVI has announced the availability of funding to support studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of a single island or island state in the insular Caribbean.
The Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award was established in 1987 to acknowledge individuals who have displayed both exemplary and sustained leadership on behalf of the environment in the insular Caribbean.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Sept. 7 – 11.
Together with last year’s batch, Island Green has kept a cumulative 25,000 lbs. of valuable aluminum from wasting away unused in the territory’s overflowing landfills.
This became extremely important when the U.S. Virgin Islands experienced a drought beginning in April that has not abated and continues with minimal relief.
Hiring a part-time executive director became essential to meet the needs of the Conservancy’s expanding operations, and Kauffman fit the role perfectly, especially since she had already been on the board for several years.
All around the Virgin Islands, especially on St. Thomas, the hills in summer are lit up by the brilliant glow of flamboyant trees – so bright that some people call them flame trees.
The territory’s coral reef is under attack by a new disease called the stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD), which is a highly lethal, rapid tissue loss disease that affects approximately half of all stony coral species in the U.S. Virgin Islands.