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Important Environmental Governance Talks Underway in Brazil

- Written by National Trust

Day one of the 6th Negotiations for a Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice was packed yet fruitful. There were contact group sessions on access to information and participation; an opening session; a panel discussion on rights of access to environmental justice, and…

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Trust Members Speak Out

- Written by eMagine Solutions

The atmosphere was charged as 222 members and staff of the Saint Lucia National Trust and 70 non-members gathered for the first Trust membership meeting for 2017. There was hardly any standing space in the Bougainvillea Conference Room at the Bay Gardens Hotel for the attendees who came from all across the island to…

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Update on Beach Rehabilitation on Sandy Beach in Vieux Fort

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has implemented the first phase of a comprehensive coastal/beach rehabilitation exercise with the installation of a physical barrier on the eastern end of the Sandy Beach strip within the Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area (PSEPA) in Vieux Fort. The main purpose of installing…

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Heritage Issues Take Center Stage at Membership Meeting

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust is preparing to host its first Quarterly Membership Meeting, for 2017, on March 11th from 1 p.m. at the Bougainvillea Conference Room, Bay Gardens Hotel in Rodney Bay. Trust Members and members of the public interested in learning more about our projects and programmes are encouraged to…

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Maria Islands Tour 2017

- Written by National Trust

February 25, 2017 was memorable for one main reason, The Maria Islands. The Saint Lucia National Trust in keeping with its mandate to educate, protect and preserve the environment organized a field trip to this location. The group consisting of 40 participants gathered at the National Trust’s Southern Office on Sandy…

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Taking Care of our Mangroves

- Written by National Trust

World Wetlands Day, which is celebrated on the 2nd of February annually, was established to raise awareness about the importance of wetlands for humanity and the planet. Wetlands such as mangroves and coral reefs, are beneficial to our environment for water purification, flood protection, shoreline stabilization, a habitat…

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2017

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) and other partners joined in the global effort to preserve wetlands by commemorating World Wetlands Day which is celebrated annually on February 2nd. The theme for this year is ‘Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction.’ It speaks to raising awareness and highlighting the vital roles…

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Nobel Laureate Festival 2017 - Walcott House

- Written by National Trust

The Saint Lucia National Trust hosted a week of activities in celebration of the Nobel Laureate Festival. Although the festival was centered on Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott, at Walcott House the emphasis was on the Honourable Sir Derek Walcott and his brother Roderick Walcott.

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Raising the Visibility of the Saint Lucia National Trust

- Written by National Trust

The Governor General Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy issued a challenge to the Saint Lucia National Trust to augment efforts to make its wide-ranging conservation work more visible in the public domain. She congratulated the management, councilors and staff for the work they have undertaken over the past year, and…

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OGP Talk: Jamaica Continues to Walk the Talk of Open Governance

- Written by National Trust

In June 2012 Jamaica signed Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. Principle 10 basically seeks to ensure that all individuals are granted access to information about environmental issues, are allowed to participate in decision-making processes and have access to justice in environmental…

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Protecting the Mankote Mangrove

- Written by National Trust

We first learned of the Integrated Resort Development proposal called the Pearl of the Caribbean by Desert Star Holdings (Caribbean) at a presentation in January 2016. The plan was to construct a race track and ancillary facilities for thoroughbred horses, a marina, hotels and condominiums, waterfront homes, shopping…

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