• Green State Development Strategy: Vision 2040

    “An inclusive and prosperous Guyana that provides a good quality of life for all its citizens based on sound education and social protection, low carbon and resilient development, providing new economic opportunities, justice and political empowerment”

  • Preparing for The Impending Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    The year 2021 has been designated for the systematic ban of single-use plastics. This was announced by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, under whose purview the Department of Environment falls.

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Guyana's Twenty-year, National Development Policy

Green State Development Strategy: Vision 2040 ....

“An inclusive and prosperous Guyana that provides a good quality of life for all its citizens based on sound education and social protection, low-carbon and

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Steel door to be installed at Grove sluice


A steel door will soon be installed at the koker at Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD)...

August 24, 2020

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Brazil wetland fires threaten jaguar reserve


Fires raging in the Pantanal, the biggest tropical wetlands on Earth, are threatening a nature reser...

September 9, 2020

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

California's creek fire creates its own pyrocumulonimbus cloud


"The pyrocumulonimbus cloud created aerosol index values indicate that this is one of the largest (i...

September 9, 2020

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Govt to procure 25,000 solar units for hinterland communities

Through a partnership between the Governments of Guyana and India, approximately 25,000 solar units will be procured for hinterland communities as the new Government embarks on pursuing renewable, clean and cheap energy for citizens.

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Extreme heat made August the fourth-warmest on record worldwide

August 2020 will go down as the fourth-warmest on record worldwide

September 8, 2020

Poultry farmer loses millions in Corentyne villages’ inundation

Overnight rain has left several Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) villages inundated.

August 9, 2020

Increased global mortality linked to arsenic exposure in rice-based diets

Across the globe, over three billion people consume rice as their major staple and the inorganic arsenic in that rice has been estimated by some to give rise to over 50,000 avoidable premature deaths per year.

August 4, 2020

Protecting Indigenous bush foods and medicines against biopiracy

The use of Indigenous knowledge and resources—including bush foods and bush medicines—is increasingly on-trend.

August 5, 2020

Australian wildfires declared among the 'worst wildlife disasters in modern history'

The report by the World Wild Fund for Nature found that nearly three times as many animals were affected by the fires than originally estimated.

July 28, 2020

The African continent is very slowly peeling apart. Scientists say a new ocean is being born.

New satellite measurements are offering valuable tools to study the tectonic rift in one of the most geologically unique spots on the planet.

July 16, 2020

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