Happy World Wildlife Day! You may be wondering why I have gone so quiet on this platform. No, I am not going through any personal crisis. Just plain busy! I will soon be back on track, with a lot to catch up on. I haven’t even had a chance to update readers on the COVID-19 … More Soon Come
It was a shimmering morning, when the colors seemed to be turned up several shades brighter. We were in Hope Gardens. We stood amidst the debris of a party (sorry – Festival) that took place two days earlier. As yet untouched, swathes of cloth, discarded rum containers and cups, plastic knives and forks, plastic bottles … More World Wildlife Day in Jamaica: A Bright Morning and a Dark Day of Cruelty
At last, I am back with some more stories on environmental and climate change issues. I try to pick those that are relevant to Jamaica and the Caribbean, but some stories are of such extraordinary interest I feel bound to include them. Please click on the links for more information. Please don’t forget also that … More Illegal Wildlife Trade, Sand Mining and Island Invasives: Environment and Climate Change Stories, March 5 2017
Originally posted on Light Touch:
Friday, March 3 was World Wildlife Day. This photograph shows the power, dignity and beauty of our animal kingdom, to me – look at those tawny eyes – and it demonstrates why we should stop killing, poaching, hunting, trafficking the creatures that share this planet with us. They have as much right to be here … More The Arrival of the King !
I am a little late posting this – in fact, this press release from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is dated March 3, 2016. But this is fantastic news for the Caribbean! As you may recall, this year’s World Environment Day turned the spotlight on the illegal wildlife trade under the theme “Go … More More Good News for the Caribbean: JetBlue, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade
Today is World Wildlife Day. It’s the very first commemoration focused on a critical theme – the global trade in endangered species of wild animals and plants. Please see below a release from BirdsCaribbean (formerly the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds) in relation to the birds in our region. For further … More Happy World Wildlife Day!