Tag: mangroves

Guyana’s sea and river defence strengthened in 2021

Guyana’s sea and river defence strengthened in 2021

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- January 13, 2022

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, MP, said government will continue to work with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) ... Read More

Gov’t to reforest 6,000 acres of mined-out lands -VP Jagdeo

Gov’t to reforest 6,000 acres of mined-out lands -VP Jagdeo

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- May 21, 2021

– to mitigate carbon footprint Vice President, Hon. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo says the Government will reforest 6,000 acres of mined-out ... Read More

No adverse environmental effects from shore-based project -Minister Edghill

No adverse environmental effects from shore-based project -Minister Edghill

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- May 10, 2021

—Gov’t to facilitate development following sound vetting of projects Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill says the displacement ... Read More

EPA, sawmillers address pollution of Wellington Park Mangrove Reserve

EPA, sawmillers address pollution of Wellington Park Mangrove Reserve

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- January 13, 2021

-consultations held with stakeholders on management plan The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday engaged residents of Whim, Corentyne and ... Read More

Gov’t allocates GY$98.5m for restoration of Guyana’s natural sea defences

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 8, 2019

…structures to be constructed to accelerate accretion process, increase shoreline elevation In Guyana, mangroves provide protection for over 90% of ... Read More

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