Environment

400 clean Danube tributary in 'Plastic Cup'

Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

From food packaging in shops to straws in bars, single-use plastics are so ubiquitous in modern society that they can be hard to avoid while navigating through daily life. As a result, plastic waste is now reaching sites that were either pristine or, if contaminated by other means, were... Read More

Recycling with a view in Long Mountain

Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

Long Mountain Country Club, high in the hills of St Andrew, has started an initiative which will see residents of the gated community separating plastic bottles from the rest of their garbage and storing it for pick-up by re recycling Read More

Banning straws and bags won't solve our plastic problem

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

It seems to be the summer of plastic bans. Starbucks, Hyatt, the city of Seattle, and others have all committed to phase out plastic straws. Stafford Township in New Jersey passed a plastic bag ban just last month, joining dozens of other American cities and states... Read More

Scientist condemns slaughter of stranded whale

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — A scientist with The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) says she remains “horrified' that someone used a knife to cut a three-foot-long fatal wound into the sides of a stranded pilot whale that beached over the... Read More

Regional experts to sharpen enviro communication

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

Environmental experts from across the region are expected to meet in Kingston next week to work on improving the way they communicate environmental data with policymakers so as to ensure continued sustainable development in the region. Read More

Celebrating water bill reduction

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

Beneficiaries of JN Water project cite savings, longer showers  Read More

Bartlett calls for collaboration to counter climate change

Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

TOURISM Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling for collaboration between Caribbean media interests, and public and private sector entities to develop strategies designed to strengthen regional resilience to the impact of climate change. Read More



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