Flamingos and John Crows: Further Adventures in Birdland

After our dramatic hillside expedition at Strawberry Hill recently, we intrepid birders asked: What next? We were ready for anything, now. This time we set our sights on the fascinating and always revelatory area called Portland Bight. I have written about our experiences there several times before on this blog. Portland Bight is that big lump … More Flamingos and John Crows: Further Adventures in Birdland

Young People Consider Climate Change, Part I: Climate Change Solutions – Why Wait?

With the upcoming COP-21 bearing down on us, (the Paris Climate Change Conference), discussion is becoming more intense and a sense of urgency heightens. I am sharing two articles by young Jamaicans. It is the youth who will inherit this Planet – or the degraded, abused Planet we older ones have left for them. Environmentalist … More Young People Consider Climate Change, Part I: Climate Change Solutions – Why Wait?

A Call to Action on Climate Change: A Youth View from Adrian Watson

I said I would not be blogging much, and this is in fact a guest blog by Adrian O. Watson, a member of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network in Jamaica, Projects Coordinator/National Focal Point and a member of Junior Chamber International in Kingston. He sent it to me a couple of weeks ago, and I … More A Call to Action on Climate Change: A Youth View from Adrian Watson