With Barbados suffering more than $200 million in losses this year from the ashfall from the Soufriere Hills Volcano, the June freak storm and Hurricane Elsa in July, Prime Minister Mia Mottley says the country must fight for adaptation and resilient funds.
Forde: Tree Planting for Rehabilitation
The national campaign to plant more trees has been touted by Minister of Environment and National Beautification Adrian Forde as one way to help rehabilitate ex-convicts and bring them back into society.
National Tree Planting Initiative Relaunched
The Ministry of the Environment and National Beautification has partnered with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to resume the National Tree Planting Project.
Nation Update: Tree Planting at Eden Lodge Nursery
Eden Lodge Nursery School will soon have its own fruit farm.
Junior Chamber International (JCI), in partnership with the National Botanical Gardens, gifted the St Michael school with several trees as part of its national greening initiative.
Barbados Olympic Association Continues to Celebrate Olympic Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony
The Barbados Olympic Association’s weeklong slate of activities to commemorate Olympic Day paid homage to the environment and its former Vice President the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson with a tree-planting ceremony held in his honor on the grounds of the Olympic Centre last Thursday.
Recreate, Re-imagine, Restore! UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration kicks off
Leaders in global politics, science, communities, religion and culture joined hands today to officially kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – a rallying call for the protection and revival of millions of hectares of ecosystems all around the world for the benefit of people and nature.
Venezuela Embassy Gifts Barbados 54 Mango Trees
To mark Barbados’ upcoming 54th anniversary of Independence, the Venezuela Embassy gifted 54 mango trees to the country. this was in support of Government’s objective to plant a million trees project.
Jacaranda Tree Planted To Honour Argentina Relations
Argentina’s outgoing Ambassador to Barbados, Gustave Pandiani and Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde, “knock hands” following the planting of a jacaranda tree at the National Botanical Gardens today. (A. Reid/BGIS)
Walkers Institute Praised For Tree Planting Efforts
Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde and Canadian High Commissioner, Marie Legault, planting a Baobab tree at the official opening of the WIRRED at Walkers Reserve (Sand Quarry) in St. Andrew today. (A. Reid/BGIS)
Tree Planting at the Venezuela Embassy in Barbados
The Venezuela Embassy in Barbados hosted Dr. Chelston Brathwaite, former Ambassador to China and former Coordinator of the National Tree Planting project.