Environment

Environmental Health Foundation quietly improving Jamaican lives

Sunday, January, 28 2018    

Since its founding in 1992, the Environmental Health Foundation (EHF) has been quietly making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of Jamaicans in the areas of health, education, environment, and science and technology. Read More

Study shows microwave ovens are cooking the environment

Wednesday, January, 24 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Small electrical appliances such as microwave ovens, kettles and hairdryers harm the environment in a dozen different ways, and consumers can do far more to reduce the impacts, researchers said last week. Read More

Coca-Cola sets 100% recycling goal for 2030

Wednesday, January, 24 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Coca-Cola is launching a campaign to collect and recycle 100 per cent of its packaging by 2030, part of a drive to reduce consumer waste globally, the company announced last Friday. Read More

Enviro Calendar

Wednesday, January, 24 2018    

January — Earthquake Awareness Month February 2 — World Wetlands Day March 3 — World Wildlife Day March 21 — International Day of Forests March 22 — World Water Day  Read More

Dimming the Sun to cool Earth could ravage wildlife, says study

Wednesday, January, 24 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Geoengineering schemes designed to deflect some of the Sun's planet-warming rays would backfire if suddenly discontinued, wiping out species and entire ecosystems, a study published Monday warns. Read More

Barrier Reef funding boost to tackle predatory starfish

Wednesday, January, 24 2018    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — A multimillion-dollar campaign to stop the predatory crown of thorns starfish devouring the Great Barrier Reef was announced by the Australian Government Monday in a push to preserve the World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Read More



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