• 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.

  • Guyana First Voluntary National Review High-level

    The undertaking of the First Voluntary National Review has been, as expected, a technical, data-intensive process. Guyana has been and remains committed to evidence-based reporting and results-oriented planning.

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RIO (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification)....

Land is the foundation of our life, our economy, yet we treat land as if it were simply dirt. Guyana has signed on to the Convention to Combat Desertification and Drought and has been implementing programs and enacting policies to protect our land.

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Greater Protection for Giraffes from Unregulated Trade as Numbers Fall


Giraffe conservation has taken a big step forward with the world's tallest mammals receiving enhance...

22nd August, 2019

REGIONAL NEWS

Amazon Fires: Record Number Burning in Brazil Rainforest - Space Agenc


Amazon Fires (Brazil): Satellite Data Showed An 84% Increase on the Same Period in 2018...

21st August, 2019

NATIONAL NEWS

Guyana and UN Environment collaborate on strategy for environmental de


Aiming to advance sustainable economic growth in Guyana while preserving the country’s vast natural ...

30th May, 2019

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Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) completes fourth visit to Guyana

Global Green Growth Institute's (GGGI) fourth visit to Guyana surrounded the discussion of Phase 2 of the USSEP Project

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) visited Guyana during the period 28-30 January 2019 and held meetings with key government agencies, which included the Departme...

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Guyana Benefits From UNEP Funded Project On Environmental SDGS

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7th February, 2019

World Wetlands Day 2019

Thirty-five students from seven primary schools in Georgetown and on the East coast of Demerara participated at this year's Wetlands Day activity held at the Mangrove Department at the Visitor Center at Cove and John

February 4, 2019

EPA Hosts Training Camp For Teachers

64 trainee teachers and lecturers of the Cyril Potter College participated in this stimulating and engaging experience which was held at Camp Alpha, Soesdyke/Linden Highway

5 December, 2018

Mid-term Review For Shell Beach Protected Area Management Plan

A plan that goes beyond the beach and the turtles

5 December, 2018

Guyana Signs on to New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar

Jaguar 2030 Conservation Roadmap for the Americas

28th November, 2018

‘Green’ Conversations

Teaching Guyanese about the importance of a ‘Green’ Economy

25 November, 2018

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