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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Environment

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

Compost Seminar Tonight in Coral Bay

The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) is holding a composting seminar on Thursday June 1, 2017 at 6pm at Indigo Grill in Coral Bay....

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...

Earth Day Eco Fair set for April 18

CRUZ BAY -- Island residents and student groups are set to celebrate spring as Friends of Virgin Islands National Park gears up for Earth...

Sorting Strategies for a Greener St. John

Pictured above: Harith Wickrema gets the conversation started on how St. John can become a model for recycling and effective waste management. The address...

Island Green Living Sees St. John as a Eco-Friendly Dream

Like this mixed media sculpture. above, made from recycled beverage tops, Virgin Islands policies on recycling are a work in progress.  Photo by Judi Shimel. ST....