The Natural History Museum of Jamaica Presents a Media Forum on Cannabis: Setting the Record Straight


The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) wants to set the record straight on cannabis – or ganja, to use the Jamaican term. There is much confusion, and also all kinds of myths and misconceptions, surrounding the plant. The NHMJ has assembled a formidable panel of  experts, and the discussion will be moderated by its … More The Natural History Museum of Jamaica Presents a Media Forum on Cannabis: Setting the Record Straight

The Institute of Jamaica Research Symposium: Friday, November 3


I am very much looking forward to this. Especially, perhaps, the presentation by Ms. Eartha Cole of the Natural History Museum of Jamaica on environmental education… Here’s a note about this Symposium from the National Gallery of Jamaica. On Friday, November 3, 2017, the Researchers and Curators Committee of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) will … More The Institute of Jamaica Research Symposium: Friday, November 3

Our School Year Continues in the Garden: A Post from the S.T.E.P. Centre on World Cerebral Palsy Day


Since it is difficult to share from a non-WordPress blog, I have copied and pasted this beautiful post from my friends at the S.T.E.P. Centre in Kingston. I remember seeing their garden (once a dump full of construction materials and garbage, before the school was built) in its early tentative days. Now it is starting … More Our School Year Continues in the Garden: A Post from the S.T.E.P. Centre on World Cerebral Palsy Day