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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?

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On World Wetlands Day, Let’s Give Our Wetlands More Love — Petchary’s Blog

Today (February 2) is World Wetlands Day. For Jamaica (and everywhere) this should be an important date on the calendar. It marks the signing of the Convention on Wetlands in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. The “official” celebration will be at the Mason River Protected Area in northern Clarendon on Friday, February 7. It is the […]… Continue reading On World Wetlands Day, Let’s Give Our Wetlands More Love — Petchary’s Blog

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The World Is Hot, on Fire, and Flooding. Climate Change is Here. — Needull in a haystack

It’s the hottest month of one of the hottest years in the history of human civilization, and unusual wildfires are sprouting up all over the map. Sweden has called for emergency assistance from the rest of the European Union to help battle massive wildfires burning north of the Arctic Circle. Across the western United States,… Continue reading The World Is Hot, on Fire, and Flooding. Climate Change is Here. — Needull in a haystack

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Biodegradables: Lets use more of those and less of the other stuff.

We have all heard about the term 'Biodegradable' but what does that truly mean.  simply defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as; "capable of being slowly destroyed and broken down into very small parts by natural processes".  This means that overtime, the material starts to disappear. One major contributor to that are micro organisms. These… Continue reading Biodegradables: Lets use more of those and less of the other stuff.