Captive Dolphin Facilities: Why Not Listen to the Scientists

In her testimony to the U.S. Congress last week, climate change activist Greta Thunberg had a simple message: Listen to the scientists. In certain circles, in Jamaica and elsewhere, some would rather close their ears, because of the inconvenience. “I don’t want you to listen to me, I want you to listen to the scientists,” … More Captive Dolphin Facilities: Why Not Listen to the Scientists

Jamaica among Four Countries to Benefit from Regional Rainwater Harvesting Project

Water remains a critical issue for the Caribbean, and one aspect of the Investment Plan of the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) focuses on this issue. What do we do in long periods of drought? What happens when we fail to store water properly? Water is much more complex than … More Jamaica among Four Countries to Benefit from Regional Rainwater Harvesting Project

Both Royalton Hotels in Breach of Their Environmental Permits; JET Calls on New Environmental Minister to Take Strong ENFORCEMENT ACTION

This is, again, disturbing news involving tourist developments that are already under way – in breach of Jamaica’s environmental laws. I trust that swift action will be taken. Here is the Jamaica Environment Trust’s press release. April 5, 2016 Having received reports of concerns about the construction and renovation of both Royalton Hotels (one in … More Both Royalton Hotels in Breach of Their Environmental Permits; JET Calls on New Environmental Minister to Take Strong ENFORCEMENT ACTION