In advance of the summer season, the Falkland Islands Veterinary Service would like to remind the public to remain aware of any possible cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in our wild or domestic birds.
The Falkland Islands Government is reminding the public of the specific protocols that are in place when nominating someone for a medal or honor.
Members of the Falkland Islands Youth Parliament spoke in Legislative Assembly at the end of July, putting forward a motion concerning the mental health of young people in the Falklands, an issue which the Youth Parliament agreed as a group to pursue over the course of a year at the beginning of their tenures.
The Falkland Islands Government is committed to continuing to operate the Stanley Growers business, including fresh imports, MLA Mark Pollard said in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
The Falkland Islands Government, FIG, have awarded Warrah Resources Limited (“Warrah Resources”) a license for gold and mineral exploration.
The Environment Department of the Falkland Islands Government has announced a successful tussac planting campaign at Gid’s and Middle Islands this winter in collaboration with Island LandCare and the Antarctic Research Trust.
In the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly this week MLA Leona Roberts responded to a question from MLA Gavin Short on the subject of whether Falklands students were facing financial difficulties while studying overseas and what steps FIG was taking to mitigate this if it was true.
The controversy surrounding the possibility of salmon industrial farming, and its environmental impact, has reignited in the Falkland Islands.
Falkland Islands, a British Overseas Territory, joined in the celebrations of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla on Saturday. The Islands were represented by a group of individuals who took part in the festivities in London, including Members of the Falkland Islands Defence Force, DC Helen Taylor from the Royal Falkland Islands Police, MLA Teslyn Barkman, Her Excellency The Governor, Alison Blake CMG, and Falkland Islands Representative, Richard Hyslop.
On Wednesday 26 April the brand new Fishery Patrol Vessel, FPV Lilibet was formally handed over to the Falkland Islands Government and will assume her duties on Monday 1 May 2023.