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1 million trees over 4 years

1 million trees over 4 years   ONE million trees are to be planted over the next four years under the navel string project being undertaken by SCJ Holdings Limited (SCJH). The project was launched yesterday at the National Water Commission’s Artificial Ground Water Aquifer Recharge Facility, located on Old Harbour Road in St Catherine. […]

Atkinson Welcomes Upgrading of Martha Brae Treatment Plant

By Marlon Tingling  Photo by: Marlon TinglingAttorney General and Member of Parliament for North Trelawny, Hon. Partick Atkinson, addresses the commissioning into service of the upgraded Martha Brae facility treatment plant, held on Friday (Feb.13) in Trelawny. Attorney General and Member of Parliament for Northern Trelawny, Hon. Patrick Atkinson, has welcomed the completion of upgrading work […]

Recording & Slideshow of our ‘Caribbean Climate Risk Management Webinar’

THE CARIBBEAN REGIONAL FRAMEWORK Recording and Slideshow for the ‘Caribbean Climate Risk Management Webinar’ Presenters: Tyrone Hall, Communications Specialist at the 5Cs; John Firth, CEO of Acclimatise, and Olivia Palin, Programme Leader, Sustainable Ecosystems at Acclimatise Learn more about this project by perusing these associated posts: 5Cs to host ‘Caribbean Climate Risk Management Webinar’ The Caribbean Climate […]

The Caribbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) Project Supports Risk-Based Decision-Making (Bookmark for updates)

The Caribbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) project is supporting risk-based decision-making in the region. The Project is hosting a policy workshop and training at the Savannah Beach Hotel and the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados from February 10 to 12. The training will expose senior technocrats and representatives from across Caribbean institutions to […]

We are building a network of Climate Change Clubs!

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) welcomed a group of 25 students from the Belmopan Comprehensive High School today for an interactive climate change exchange. The visit forms part of a broader engagement with young people in an effort to create a network of school-based environmental clubs with a strong climate change focus across the region. […]

Sault College officials tell us about their trip to Barbados

by: SooToday.com Staff In recent years, a number of unique partnerships have enhanced the learning environment of the college and one of those key partnerships is with Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic in Bridgetown, Barbados (SJPP). The inaugural course in photovoltaic installations began on the island last week and Sault College representatives were on-hand to officially launch […]

Plastic bottle recycling project launched in Riverton City

Mayor of Kingston Angela Brown Burke (second right) cuts the ribbon to officially launch the plastic bottle recycling project in Riverton Meadows, today (December 30).  Assisting is Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott (third right).  Others (from left) are Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce and Member of Parliament for Western St […]

Shoreline Protection Gives Four More Reasons To Smile

By Cassandra Rogers Barbados is said to be a smile wide. This smile has gotten broader for locals, business owners, tourists and other visitors to the West Coast of the island following the completion of the second phase of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)/ Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) funded coastal resilience project. The project is designed to: Make […]

Four Climate-Smart Business Opportunities in Jamaica and the Caribbean

by Elizabeth Nicoletti Tourist resorts in Jamaica stand to benefit from more sustainable, climate-smart business models If we contemplate climate change long enough, it seems like we all lose. However, if you really want to talk about the equivalent of an unfair penalty or missed offside call, look around Jamaica. Ten hurricanes ravaged the country […]

Equipment Procured For Pump And Tank Programme

By O. Rodger Hutchinson Photo by: JIS PhotographerMinister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, says the first 14 water pumps procured under the pump and tank rehabilitation programme will arrive in the island by year-end. The Government has procured 14 water pumps for the billion dollar pump and tank rehabilitation programme. The […]