climate change, Marine Sciences, Science

Coastal Erosion: Climate Change is altering our coastlines

By: Jhada Haughton A Disappearing Beach “It’s like wi don’t have any beach, ah just water wi have”. These were the words of Hellshire resident, Joseph Buckley, to TVJ in a recent interview. It may be a hard pill to swallow to some, but he wasn’t exaggerating. Between 2004 and 2022, Hellshire has lost more… Continue reading Coastal Erosion: Climate Change is altering our coastlines

Education, sustainability

Why does Environmental Education Matter?

By: Toshaunaé Norris In sixth-form Biology, I learned about the importance of ecosystems, conservation, and maintaining biodiversity under the umbrella topic of "ecology." During these lessons, we discussed real-life environmental issues in our country, like conerns with mining in the Dry Harbour Mountains.This is an area that I had driven by frequently on my way… Continue reading Why does Environmental Education Matter?

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Colour the Future Part 1: Blue Economy

What exactly does “Blue Economy” mean?   The purpose of a “blue economy” is to stimulate economic growth, while maintaining or improving quality of life without jeopardizing our oceans and coastal environments through a variety of economic activities which include marine biotechnology, marine transport, tourism, fishing among others- as resources and activities are dynamic and diverse… Continue reading Colour the Future Part 1: Blue Economy

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Geothermal Energy: A Climate Change Solution?

Author: Jerdayne Hayles The worldwide changes in climate and the environment have become a key focal point for society as of recently, with small scale movements initiated to combat these disturbances. Fast-tracked global warming, in particular, makes it increasingly difficult for regions to adapt and mitigate effectively. The burning of fossil fuels largely contributes to… Continue reading Geothermal Energy: A Climate Change Solution?

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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?