Our beloved and beautiful endangered species, the Jamaican Rock Iguana, is making a serious comeback

It may not be beautiful, but the Critically Endangered Jamaican Rock Iguana has a mystique all its own. In April, 25 more iguanas raised at Hope Zoo under the Headstart Programme were released into the dry limestone forest of the Hellshire Hills, bringing the total released to date to some 600. Let’s hope they will soon find a permanent haven on Great Goat Island – sooner, rather than later. … More Our beloved and beautiful endangered species, the Jamaican Rock Iguana, is making a serious comeback

A Momentous Day of Decision on Cockpit Country

Today, Prime Minister Andrew Holness made his long-awaited Statement in Parliament on the boundaries of the Cockpit Country. There are mixed reactions this evening. The Jamaica Environment Trust has noted that the new¬†boundary agreed on by Cabinet represents 67 per cent of the proposed Cockpit Country Stakeholders Group boundary, which was the widest one. However…the … More A Momentous Day of Decision on Cockpit Country