How Jamaicans Feel About the Portland Bight Protected Area

There is still no word from the Jamaican Government on the Portland Bight Protected Area (including Goat Islands) whose fate hangs in the balance. The newspapers continue to publish a range of views from contributors at home and abroad. Inevitably, other concerns (including a looming energy crisis and other serious economic matters) have stolen the … More How Jamaicans Feel About the Portland Bight Protected Area

Floating To Goat Islands: The “Goatilla” (Plus Thoughts on Eco-Tourism)

Last Saturday morning was magical, inspirational and emotional all at the same time. 56 Jamaicans, led by the intrepid founder and CEO of Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) Diana McCaulay and with other scientists and activists on board, clambered into seven boats on the beach at Old Harbour Bay early yesterday morning. (I say “clambered,” because … More Floating To Goat Islands: The “Goatilla” (Plus Thoughts on Eco-Tourism)