Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Some 20 primary and preparatory schools are to be recognised for cultivating good habits to protect the environment under the LASCO-sponsored Releaf Environmental Awareness Programme (REAP), at a special luncheon scheduled for the Jamaica Pegasus... Read More

Government promises protection for wetlands

Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz has promised that in the next three to five years the Government will implement several strategies to protect the country's wetlands.Among... Read More

Environmental Awareness Week June 4-9

Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

On the cusp of Environmental Awareness Week, which is to be observed June 4-9, the Government is urging citizens to bear in mind the “extraordinary benefits that a healthy natural environment offers for economic development”, particularly... Read More

PHOTO: When The Smoke Clears

Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

Sandals Montego Bay's Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Manager Haniff Richards and department nurse Yasha Cox walk away from a staged environmental hazard situation for a photo competition designed to depict the roles and functions of the resort's various departments. Titled: 'When... Read More

Rein in excitement over Tesla's solar roof

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

Electric automaker and renewable energy company Tesla Inc launched its solar roof with combined Powerwall battery system last week, and everyone got very excited. It is an innovative technology that will revolutionise the solar industry, especially as more... Read More

Commonwealth to unveil 'revolutionary' approach to climate change

Wednesday, May, 17 2017    

Some of the world's leading environmental experts will meet at a Commonwealth conference this week to see how they can take forward an innovative strategy to reverse the human impact of climate change. They are hoping their new approach will influence the... Read More

Green expo at Castleton Gardens today

Friday, May, 5 2017    

THE Public Gardens Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will today be hosting a green expo at the Castleton Botanical Gardens, in St Mary.It will be staged under the World Earth Day theme 'Environmental and... Read More

Trees for UHWI

Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

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Koreans visit to discuss

Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

Representatives of the Korea International Cooperation Agency, the Korean Institute of Ocean, Science and Technology, the University of Korea and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) visited Jamaica last week to engage in discussions with members of the... Read More

Setting the rules of the game

Paula Caballero | Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

What's true for sports is true for tackling climate change: to make things happen, you have to agree on the rules of the game.Climate negotiators gathering in Bonn from May 8-18 will be working to do just that by writing a... Read More

Edible 'water bottles'?

Wednesday, April, 26 2017    

(AFP/Relaxnews) — Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavoured water could provide a solution to the world's plastic waste disposal problem, according to start-up company based London Skipping Rocks Lab.The alternative to... Read More




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