Towards the future we want
ON the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity, Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon is urging parties to the convention to ratify the Nagoya Protocol adopted in October 22, 2010 in Nagoya, Japan.
The protocol aims at sharing the benefits derived from the use of gene ...
JAMAICA has been ranked fifth among islands of the world in terms of endemic plants. The country also enjoys a high level of endemism for animal species. It has:
* 98.2 per cent of the 514 indigenous species of land snails and
* 100 per cent of the 22 indigenous species of amphibians
The countr ...
2013 Environment Calendar
May 22 — International Day for Biological Diversity
June 01-30 — Disaster Preparedness Month
June 01- November 30 — Atlantic/Caribbean Hurricane Season
June 02- 08 — National Environmental Awareness Week
June 05 — World Environment Day
June 08 — World ...