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The Carbon Neutral Initiative: An Invention By A Young Inventor

The Carbon Neutral Initiative is a Jamaican-born company found in an attempt to battle against Global Environmental and Third World Economic Issues. The main aim of this venture is to develop technologies and create solutions that target critical issues such as Global Greenhouse emissions by the transportation sector as well as Energy security and Soil… Continue reading The Carbon Neutral Initiative: An Invention By A Young Inventor

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COVID-19 and Our Oceans: Combatting a Global Health Crisis without Worsening the Global Climate Crisis

Photo by Sarah Brown on Unsplash Written by Trisann Logan Cellphones, keys, wallets before Covid-19. These were all the essentials for many people. Now, thanks to the pandemic, there’s a new essential item: our masks. Mask-wearing has now become a routine for all of us (we hope). In addition, healthcare workers are using masks and… Continue reading COVID-19 and Our Oceans: Combatting a Global Health Crisis without Worsening the Global Climate Crisis

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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

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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.