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Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):   Environmental Education Officer promises to educate citizens on climate change The Department of Physical Planning and Environment on St. Kitts 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 […]

Planning Department To Step Up Message On Climate Change

PRESS  RELEASE   The Nevis historical and Conservation society announces that Archaeologists from Monmouth University will conduct a three-week archaeological project at Fort Charles.   Fort Charles is one of the earliest British Forts in the Caribbean and was occupied for more than two centuries.   Archaeology at the site will document the changing experience […]

Archaeologists to Investigate Fort Charles, Nevis.

Map of St. Kitts showing the Location of the MAB reserve
By Orita Bailey St. Kitts and Nevis proudly became the first English Caribbean country to launch their Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme last week. At a one day workshop held at the FND conference room, the Executive Committee of the St. Kitts MAB was installed and began working on […]


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The green economy within the context of the Caribbean is so important that it should be a requisite for all development strategies. This is according to Patricia Aquing, Executive Director of the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI) who was in the Federation as part of a […]


(Washington, D.C. – April 16, 2012) – The Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL; http://wildlifeleaders.org) has announced the 2012 participants for its new training program in the Caribbean. Funded in part by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; www.ifaw.org), C-EWCL […]

Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders Launches Caribbean Program

PRESS RELEASE Nevis Historical & Conservation Society All fishers and the general public are asked to note that the 2012 closed season for turtles began on February 28 and will continue until October 1. The Fisheries Regulations 1995, No. 11 of 1995, Section 19 (1) “TURTLES” states that no one […]

2012 Closed Season for Turtles

Basseterre, St. Kitts Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, assistant professor and 2006 alumna, Kimberly Stewart, DVM, continues to make connections in the community through her work as the director of the St. Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network (SKSTMN). Stewart has teamed up with Theophilus Taylor, president of the Sandy […]

Connecting in the Community with Local Sea Turtle Fishermen

By Alecia Daniel-Blake PART 11 The first installment of this article established that an aquifer or water table is a layer of permeable rock able to store significant quantities of water, through which groundwater moves. It was also noted that the aquifer in question, is located in the basin between […]

The Basseterre Valley Aquifer, Churning the Waters Toward Conservation