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Scientists are on a quest to better understand the watershed of St. Thomas by cataloging the species of spineless creatures that dwell in it.
Legislators advanced a bill Friday that acts as the first step towards creating a new police department building in Frederiksted, St. Croix.
The U.S. Virgin Islands has struggled with tire disposal for over a decade, with countless reports of discarded tires showing up in mangroves, tucked into lush island vegetation and piled high in back streets.
A V.I. Senate committee on Friday unanimously forwarded a bill that would make raising prices on goods or services during a state of emergency a misdemeanor that could result in a fine between $1,000 and $5,000 per infraction.
A crew of 16 volunteers dove at Coki Beach on Saturday. Their goal – to remove debris from the ocean. Covering a quarter mile, the crew retrieved 601 pounds of rubbish.
With the 2020 hurricane season in its early, quieter months, FEMA issued a preparedness tip pointing out the difference between a hurricane watch and hurricane warning, so that when the time comes, residents will have information that can help keep them safe.
Without data, meaningful legislation can’t be backed by science, and in the USVI this scenario is all too common.
A team sponsored by BrisaMax, an EDC company on St. Thomas, cleaned up the east end and south side of the island Monday and Tuesday, and besides removing litter the project generated data for VIMAS.
Dan Mele, a graduate student working on a master’s thesis in the marine and environmental science program at UVI, is testing a new coral planting method.
A potential link between air quality and COVID-19 is the source of a national study conducted by the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard University to determine if long-term exposure to fine particulate pollution is associated with an increased risk of dying from COVID-19.