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PM Says Marijuana Cultivation Is Negatively Affecting This Country’s Forests

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has suggested that the cultivation of marijuana in the hills of Caribbean countries is causing the degradation of the forests. The Prime Minister made the remark while delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the OECS Climate Change seminar which wraps up here today. Dr Gonsalves told participants… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Forests And Climate Change

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Clayton Burgin said St. Vincent and the Grenadines continues to see the negative impacts of Climate Change. He made this statement earlier this week as he addressed the National launch of the Global Climate Change Alliance Project on Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Land Management for St. Vincent… Continue Reading →

local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year

A local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year, was caused by excessive cutting of the forests. Former Chief Agricultural Officer, Philmore Isaacs expressed the view, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme on Sunday, which examined the issue: Protecting… Continue Reading →