climate change, sustainability

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

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