Environment

PHOTO: Faking death?

Wednesday, February, 15 2017    

It was not clear if this reptile, spotted yesterday afloat on its back in a swamp near the St Thomas main road, which leads into Hector’s River, Portland, was dead or just faking it. (Photo: Kenyon Hemans) Read More

Wisynco launches biodegradable foam

BY KIMONE THOMPSON Associate editor features thompsonk@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 15 2017    

IT has been said that polystyrene foam, better known as styrofoam, cannot biodegrade. Read More

Rescuers form human chain to save whales

Tuesday, February, 14 2017    

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Forestry Department urges protection

Tuesday, February, 7 2017    

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EFJ awards $85 million for climate change projects

Tuesday, January, 31 2017    

Eighteen civil society organisations on Monday received a combined total of $85 million to implement climate change adaptation and resilience-building projects in communities across the island. Read More

165 people trained as environmental wardens

Friday, January, 27 2017    

SOME 165 people from 30 underserved communities across the island have been trained as environmental wardens under the solid waste management initiative being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). Read More

NEPA satisfied with Black River oil spill clean-up

Wednesday, January, 25 2017    

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says it is satisfied with the clean-up and remediation efforts undertaken by J Wray and Nephew following this week’s oil spill into the Black River in St Elizabeth. Read More

Energy efficiency training workshop for hospitality sector

Tuesday, January, 24 2017    

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) will deliver its first energy efficiency training workshop in Montego Bay, tomorrow and Friday. Read More

What a waste!

Tuesday, January, 10 2017    

 If you have been using East Avenue, Maxfield Avenue, and Waltham Park Road over the last two months or so, you would have noticed sets of green, blue and lavender bins at different points along the road. Read More



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