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Weakening Tropical Depression Danny Crosses into C’bean

August 24, 2015       ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Wind and rain lashed Dominica and nearby islands Monday along the eastern edge of the Caribbean as Danny weakened to a tropical depression and headed east. There were no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage from the storm in...

Ministry Cites Sargassum Seaweed Environmental Advantages

August 4, 2015     ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is confirming that the Sargassum Seaweed that has washed along the Territory’s beaches and shorelines has many benefits and advantages to fisheries in the Virgin Islands. Acting Deputy Chief Conservation and Fisheries Officer, Mervin...

‘Green, affordable’ and Suited Exactly for the V.I.

By Stephen Cheslik   July 30, 2015     What started as an idea at a college in the Netherlands has finally become a reality an ocean away in the British Virgin Islands. Elemental Water Makers, founded by Sid Vollebregt and Reinoud Feenstra, has just completed the world’s first commercial...