Schools Receive Grant Funding

for Tree Nurseries Around Antigua and Barbuda

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Resilience in the Building Sector from Hurricane

Hurricanes and tropical storms are the main climatic hazards affecting Antigua and Barbuda.

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DOE holds Training Workshop

Department of Environment improved its capacity to address both internal and external complaints.

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SIRF Awardees

Seventh Day Adventist School

Project seeks to ensure that schools are able to return back as soon as possible after a hurricane by install Grid-Interactive PV Systems on schools. The project will encourage more awareness about environmental sustainability and renewable energy through the Whole school education campaigns produced and committed to by schools, Produce environmental management systems reports which will inform institutions of what adaptation measures they can adopt to be more resilient, (in keeping with the EPMA), identify GHG emissions sources on schools - to contribute towards mitigating against climate change. Finally it will collate lessons learnt for smoother scaling up of the project and share them with the other countries in the OECS who are working towards making their schools more resilient, since the region shares the same climate change effects/ challenges.

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Sargassum Briefing - June 2020

The Islands of the Caribbean, inclusive of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda, have been affected by Sargassum Seaweed (Sargassum sp.) since 2011. Sargassum blooms appear to originate off the coast of South America and have been affecting the Caribbean island chain with varying ecological and anthropogenic/economic effects. Sargassum seaweed grow on the ocean surface and provide ecosystem services such as habitat for juvenile marine organisms (e.g. fish, turtles) and foraging areas while on the sea, b

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Commencement of Works Notice

Commencement of Works Notice woods pond.

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Sargassum Briefing - June 2020

Did you know?

The sea has “grazers” like cattle. These are parrotfish and urchins, and they keep corals free from algae that can poison and kill coral reefs.

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