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SKN Coral Reef Report Card Launch

On June 8th, as the world celebrates World Ocean’s Day, six Eastern Caribbean countries mark their commitment to preserving the region’s extraordinary marine ecosystems by launching the first Eastern Caribbean coral reef report cards.   The Nature Conservancy combined existing data, collected by regional and international scientists, to create individual report cards for six countries. […]

4th Annual National Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting held at the Old Road Fisheries Complex

On May 24th 2016, the National Joint Coordinating Committee (NJCC) held its 4th Annual meeting at the Old Road Fisheries Complex. The meeting held covered the timeframe April 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Ishida, Mr. Honda and Mr. Tamura are members of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) delegation. Local representatives including Ms. Ashadi Duncan […]

SKN Department of Marine Resources represented at WECAFC-FIRMS data worshop

The Subregional Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Secretariat of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)  hosted the WECAFC-FIRMS data workshop in Christ Church, Barbados from 19 to 21 January 2016. The main goal of this regional workshop, through the WECAFC-FIRMS partnership, is to develop the foundations of a regional data […]

SKN represented at First CLME+ Steering Committee Meeting and Inception Workshop in Columbia

The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of the UNDP/GEF co-funded Project “Catalysing Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable Management of shared Living Marine Resources in the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystems” (the “CLME+ Project”) held the First CLME+ Steering Committee Meeting and Inception Workshop held in Cartagena, COLOMBIA 26-28 January, 2016. […]

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St. Kitts-Nevis represented at (ECMMAN) 4th Advisory and Coordination Committee (ACC) Meeting

The Eastern Caribbean Marine Management Area Network (ECMMAN) 4th Advisory and Coordination Committee (ACC) Meeting is being held on March 9-11th 2016 in The Federation of Grenada.  In attendance was Marine Management Areas + Habitat Monitoring Officer Ms. Tricia Greaux from the St. Kitts-Nevis Department of Marine Resources.   The objectives of the meeting were: […]

MMA Officer participates in OECS ICZM Consultation

Marine Management Areas and Habitat Monitoring Officer, Ms Tricia Greaux attended a two-day OECS Regional Consultation on: ” The Draft Model Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Policy and Model Development Setback Guidelines”.  The USAID sponsored consultation took place February 11-12 th, 2016 at the Trade Wines Hotel, St. John’s Antigua. The participants received training and […]

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History and Heritage Hike to the Narrows

On Saturday February 27th, 2016, The Deparment of Marine Resources partnered with the organisers of History and Heritage Month in St. Kitts and Nevis to guide a hike to Cockleshell Bay. About 30 persons took part in the hike that was lead by Mr Kharim Saddler (Fisheries Assistant) with responsiblity for FAD’s and Seamoss Product […]

Shark Sighting Not A Cause For Alarm

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): A shark advisory by Nevis’ Department of Fisheries came as a surprise to the Director of the St. Kitts Fisheries Marc Williams, who tells WINN FM that his inquires indicate that there was just one incident reported of a bull shark coming ashore in pursuit of prey. Something he says that […]

Department of Marine Resources (DMR) launches its new website!

  Department of Marine Resources (DMR) launches new website and social media page. The Department of Marine Resources (DMR) welcomes 2016 with exciting new ventures: diving into the mobile, web and social media revolution. DMR has launched a responsive website and social media page via Facebook in an effort to connect with a wider audience. […]