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  PUBLIC  ANNOUNCEMENT    As part of the activities for History and Heritage Month 2016, the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society in partnership with the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Nevis will be hosting a keynote address to be delivered by the Governor General, His Excellency Sir Tapley […]

Keynote Speaker for History & Heritage Month 2016

Environmentally Speaking – a column addressing environmental issues and concerns pertinent to St. Kitts and Nevis submitted by the Conservation and Biodiversity Committee of the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society. The official statistics of NHCS’s twentieth annual Coastal Cleanup held September 17th, 2011 have been released in the Ocean Conservancy’s […]

Trashing Nevis

The Magnificent White – Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari) Raphaela Stimmelmayr and Maureen Sullivan White-spotted eagle rays from the Central Atlantic lineage are no strangers to Caribbean waters. All eagle ray subspecies (Eastern Pacific, Western/Central Pacific, Central Atlantic) prefer warm waters and are found throughout tropical waters. Although a primarily […]

Magical Underwater World of St. Kitts

The world’s oceans—which account for about 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface—are facing diverse challenges ranging from depleted fishery resources to the impacts of climate change, the deterioration of the marine environment, to issues of maritime safety and security, labour conditions for seafarers and the increasingly important issue of […]