Landscaped Tourism In a Sea of Plastic

May 25th, 2018

Several weeks ago, the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) showed a short documentary related to its Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica campaign. Now, this is (or was) more than just a catchy tune and a strong public education message. It was about ongoing projects on the ground, which will now dry up as the Tourism Enhancement Fund […]

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Healthy Seas…Happy People. Makes Sense!

May 27th, 2016

Do we think about the health of our seas, which occupy seventy-one per cent of the Earth’s surface?  Or do we just assume they are managing just fine? It’s a funny thing, but I believe we tend to think “out of sight, out of mind” when it comes to the ocean. We rarely peep beneath […]

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Cleaning our Coastline: Why Don’t Jamaicans Care?

August 26th, 2014

There was a deep churning in my stomach. A sourness in the back of my throat. The captain cut the engine of our boat, which had moved across the calm, silvery water and among the gliding pelicans of Kingston Harbour from Port Royal, heading for downtown. Yes, it was a lovely morning. But the stench […]

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