• 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.


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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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


Barbuda Is Looking to Go 100 Percent Green

The Eastern Caribbean island of Barbuda is looking to become a 100 percent green energy island....

25th June, 2019


Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Giant Plastic Trap Put To Sea Again

Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8tn items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apa...

23rd June, 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


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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