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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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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.

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Your Questions Answered: The Paris Agreement

  Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), said: “One planet, one chance to get it right and we did it in Paris. We have made history together. It is an agreement of conviction. It is an agreement of solidarity with the most vulnerable. It is an agreement of… Continue reading Your Questions Answered: The Paris Agreement

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Labour Day Project: Restore, Preserve, Beautify

Yesterday for Jamaica’s Annual Labour Day, the Jamaica Climate Change Youth Council partnered with the Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC) Agents to execute a number of projects in the Portmore region.  We were also joined by some members from the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN). The theme for Labour Day 2017 islandwide was… Continue reading Labour Day Project: Restore, Preserve, Beautify

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6 Ways Climate Change Will Affect Daily Life in Jamaica

Climate Change is a broad topic that we’re all aware of, but what do we really know about the effects of climate change? How do they impact us from day to day, and why should be concerned? Water Shortage As climate change continues, weather patterns are affected, leading to increased drought in many areas. For… Continue reading 6 Ways Climate Change Will Affect Daily Life in Jamaica