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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2015 The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. Humanity continues to consume far more natural resources than the planet can sustainably provide. Many of the Earth’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping […]

Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care

PRESS RELEASE by H.E. Stefan Schlüter Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany This week’s International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May provides us with a special opportunity to draw attention to biological diversity, an indispensable necessity for us and vital to life on our planet. This year the […]

International Day for Biological Diversity

By Alecia Daniel-Blake PART 1: The Beginnings In the not too distant past, there had been much “water talk.” Residents were encouraged to conserve water because of the recent drought which was gripping St. Kitts and Nevis and the Eastern Caribbean. World Water Day, celebrated March 22, acknowledged the importance […]

The Basseterre Valley Aquifer, Churning the Waters Toward Conservation

Rain on Hills of St.Kitts
The availability of water, its quality and pollution prevention will be among issues discussed at the UNESCO World Water Day Seminar which takes place on Monday. Monday, March 22 is being commemorated internationally as World Water Day