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Growing Deer Population Threatens Native Species—or How Bambi is Morphing into Godzilla

Deer munching in a garden. Photo by Amy Roberts. Whitetail deer were brought to the Virgin Islands from the US mainland more than once, and...

“No Straw, Please” Social Media Campaign and Competition Officially Launched

500 million. This is the number of plastic straws the US uses every single day. Quick arithmetic will tell you that is roughly 180 billion...

Op-Ed: The Lime Out Taco Bar Needs to Find a New Home

The Lime Out docked in Coral Bay Harbor, St. John. (Source file photo) I am writing this opinion piece individually and as a member of...

WAPA Unveils Plan for New Power Generation

If all goes as planned, St. John will continue to remain dependent on St. Thomas for its electrical generation, at least for the foreseeable...

Preserve Paradise: State of Our Coral Reefs

  For hundreds of years, the four mangrove-lined bays within Hurricane Hole have been a refuge for marine vessels during major storms. The bays offer...

Turtle Scientists Find Juvenile Hangout at UVI

Photo courtesy of University of Virgin Islands. Researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands say they met a major milestone when they tagged their...

Preserve Paradise: Reliving the Dream of Being Plastic Free

Do you remember last July? The mango trees were ripe, the flamboyant trees were blooming, and it was the Plastic-Free Island Summit! Dozens of...

Stomping, skipping, turning cartwheels and learning at the Earth Day Fair

All photos courtesy of Yelena Rogers Photography. CRUZ BAY -- Students from St. John’s public, private and parochial schools enjoyed an Earth Day celebration at...

Chasing Coral Reaches St. John

Marine enthusiasts and lovers of coral packed the Reef Bay conference room of the Westin Resort on July 14. A DPNR sponsored screening of...

New Guidebook Teaches about St. John Trees

We walk among them daily, sometimes conscious of their presence, sometimes not.  Although they’ve been here longer than most of us have, we often...