Tag Archives: Concern

Ministry Of Health Addresses The Zika Concern In SVG

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment says it has amplified all efforts, with healthcare providers here, being briefed on the surveillance and clinical management of Zika. There are no reported cases of the Zika virus infection here in SVG. However, the Health Ministry says stringent measures are being put in place to manage… Continue Reading →

There Is Concern For Forest Destruction In Fancy

The Forestry department has expressed concern about the apparent destruction of the forests plantation within the Fancy area. The department says goats are allowed to run loose within the restricted forest boundaries for extended periods, causing considerable damage to trees and destroying the integrity of the forest and its environment. According to a statement from… Continue Reading →

The Forestry Department In The Ministry Of Agriculture Expresses Concern About Rising Acts Of River Poisoning

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture has expressed concern about river poisoning, which appears to be on the rise. Forestry Officer Bradford Latham, says although this practice is traditionally carried out during the Easter period, there have been reports of rivers being poisoned during the month of January Mr. Latham said the reports… Continue Reading →

Concern Has Arisen From The Public About This Country’s Agricultural Issues

A number of communities throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines have expressed concerns about the negative impact of human activities on the natural environment. The issues were highlighted during a series of community consultations over the last year by a steering committee which was established to develop a National Action Plan for Combating Desertification or… Continue Reading →

Fitzgerald Providence Raises Concerns About Climate Change

Acting Director of the Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry Fisheries and Industry, Fitzgerald Providence said cities contribute a lot more to Climate Change than other areas of any country. He made this statement during the Face to Face program aired on NBC Radio today as St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined countries… Continue Reading →