Arbour Month 2019

Department of Environment Celebrates Arbour Month 2019

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Antigua and Barbuda approved for US $15 million

10th session of the IRENA Assembly

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General Description - Project seeks to ensure that schools are able to open 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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Antigua and Barbuda approved for US$15 million

Antigua and Barbuda was one of only 7 countries selected out of over 90 applicants. Other successful applicants from the Caribbean included St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Cuba.  

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ARBOUR DAY PLANT FAIR AND CLIMATE FEST 2019

Department of environment holds successful Arbour Day Plant Fair and Climate Fest.

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Antigua and Barbuda approved for US$15 million

10th session of the IRENA Assembly

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The roots of Mangroves provide habitat for juvenile fish and other marine creatures, while the branches provide habitat for crustaceans and birds roots.

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