Welcome to The University of the West Indies Biological Society web site.
To help foster environmental awareness in our nation.
The U.W.I. Biological Society was formed in April 1987, under the
supervision of Professor Julian Duncan, by a group of Natural Sciences
students who were interested in contributing to the preservation of out
local resources. Fifteen
years later, the Society consists of over 300 members, mainly UWI students from
Over the years we have accomplished this through various means such as hikes, beach clean-ups, reafforestation exercises, recycling drives, turtle patrols, seminars, exhibitions, publication of newsletters, and various research projects.
We have also been involved in the conservation/awareness projects of other groups, such as SWMCOL, NIHERST (National Institute for higher Education Research Science and Technology), Carib Glass Limited, Nature Seekers, COPE (Council of Presidents for the Environment), The Asa Rights Centre, The Environment Management Authority (EMA), and various other NGOs.
Our efforts and impact
have been acknowledged in many ways, most notably;
In June 1998 the Environmental Management
Authority presented us with the GreenLeaf Award, for our efforts in
On October 1998, we were presented with an award
by UWI for our contribution to the promotion of campus life and local
If you need to contact us for any questions you need answered or information that you require, please feel free to call or fax us during the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.
You can also drop by, mail or e-mail us at the below addresses.
Send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with
questions or comments about this web site.