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Happy Birthday To Us! Read “Our Footprint” Earth Day Newsletter

On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, a group of extraordinary young volunteers joined forces to form the Jamaica Climate Change Youth Council. Four years later, we celebrate the achievements we have made, and the space we have created for young persons to engage in climate change and environmental advocacy, discourse and action. Check out our… Continue reading Happy Birthday To Us! Read “Our Footprint” Earth Day Newsletter

climate change, sustainability

Environmental Implications of Covid-19 On Our Earth

Written by: Donjanelle Robinson “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Even in 2021, this 19th-century quote still proves relevant as it perfectly captures the impact of the pandemic on the environment thus far. The pandemic has quickly crept into seemingly every aspect of life. From tourism, media, entertainment, and… Continue reading Environmental Implications of Covid-19 On Our Earth

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10 Fun & Interesting Ways That We Can Reuse (PET) Plastic Bottles.

Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash Written by Dominic McIntyre / Content Writer Happy Global Recycling Day 2021. Plastic pollution is a terrible problem; the oceans are filled with it, and it's even finding its way into our food chain. That is to say, we eat fish that have micro plastics in their bodies. As a… Continue reading 10 Fun & Interesting Ways That We Can Reuse (PET) Plastic Bottles.

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The Greenhouse Effect: Advantages & Disadvantages

Written by Dominic McIntyre / Content Writer With the increasing change in our environment, a lot of persons have started to discuss climate change and global warming. One of the most mentioned topics is the “Greenhouse Effect”, but most persons are clueless as to what it is and how it affects our environment. Some scientists… Continue reading The Greenhouse Effect: Advantages & Disadvantages

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Wetlands, Climate Change & Sustainable Development: What’s the connection?

Photo by Frank Cone on Pexels.com Contributors: Dominic McIntyre, Sheyenne Lewis, Donjonelle Robinson As the worldwide community introduces its endeavours to meet 2030’s Sustainable Development Objectives, the central significance of wetlands to numerous of the critical targets has been tossed into a sharp center. The world’s wetlands are currently experiencing a severe crisis as they… Continue reading Wetlands, Climate Change & Sustainable Development: What’s the connection?