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Goat Islands to become wildlife sanctuary

The Government is to build a wildlife sanctuary on Goat Islands costing close to $2 billion. Read More

It's sizzling
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Australia experienced its hottest day on record and temperatures are expected to soar even higher as heatwave conditions embrace most of the country.... Read More

China reasserts commitment to addressing climate change
BEIJING, China — Government officials in the People's Republic of China (PRC) yesterday restated that country's position on climate change, re-emphasising as it did at the recently held United Nations climate change action summit, that China attaches great importance on addressing...... Read More

PHOTOS: Keeping the coast clean
Elon Parkinson, public relations and communications manager, Digicel, and Tsehia Granger, vice-president, Standing Committee on Human Rights and Peace at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, hoist a mattress frame they removed from the Kingston Harbour during International Coastal...... Read More

PHOTO: Cleaning the coast

Monday, September, 23 2019    

Allan Lewis (third right), managing director, JN Fund Managers, gets support from Stacey-Ann Mighty Whyte (left), Patrick Whyte, and Javine Heath from Allman Town Primary School in collecting recyclable plastics along the Palisados strip in Kingston on International Coastal Clean-up Day last... Read More

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

Monday, September, 23 2019    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames. Read More

Swiss hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

Monday, September, 23 2019    

MELS, Switzerland (AFP) — Dozens of people dressed in black went on a 'funeral march' up a steep Swiss mountainside yesterday to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change. Read More


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