The hurricane season is here and officials of the nature island of Dominica, located in the Hurricane belt, believe T&T and other Caribbean islands need to prepare for the hurricane season now.
Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal Joseph Isaac says Dominican has shown resilience after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September 2017.
This experience, he believes, can be used to assist other Caribbean islands with preparation.
A former Trinidad and Tobago footballer is being investigated by an animal welfare charity in Scotland over claims he killed and ate an iguana.
According to an article in the Daily Mail, ex-Hamilton Academical and Trinidad & Tobago striker Richard Roy appeared in a photograph holding a dead lizard by the tail above a kitchen sink.
The photo was posted on his wife Cheryl's Facebook page and is believed to have been taken at a house in Dundee.
The post sparked a furious backlash after she said that her husband would be eating it later.
Within two decades, five homes in Cap-de-Ville have fallen into the sea as climate change wreaks havoc on the southwestern coastlines.
However, thanks to a $40 million Cap-de-Ville Shoreline Stabilisation project, more than 35 homes from Sunset Beach, Chinkit Street, Seaview Drive and Beach Road are now saved from the wrath of the sea.
In an exclusive interview with Guardian Media, director of the Coastal Protection Unit Candice Gray-Bernard said the project started in December 2018 and was part of the Critical Coastal Protection Programme.
Do not dispose of waste in the nation’s drains and rivers. This was the appeal made by Deputy Mayor of Port-of-Spain Hillan Morean yesterday as he pointed to the clogged underground drains that empty into the East Dry River.
Noting the styrofoam containers and soft-drink bottles which spilt out of the drain into the river yesterday, Morean said: “We are seeing one of the reasons why our rivers are so dirty.
Some 1,000 Scotiabank employees, their families and friends came out this year in Chaguaramas and Buccoo Lagoon—(No Man’s Land), Tobago, to care for the environment in commemoration of this year’s United Way T&T’s National Day of Caring.
The initiative this year focused on environmental sustainability and food security where all activities embarked on will continue to add value for years to come said the bank’s managing director Stephen Bagnarol.
While investigators say yesterday’s massive fire at Kaizen Environmental Services did not result in injury to workers or damage to property, there are concerns about the harmful effects to the environment.
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) is expected to visit the waste-treatment facility in the La Brea Industrial Estate today to determine whether the company’s operations adhere to its Certificate of Environmental Clearance.
Years ago the Fairfield River was so clean that it was used for baptism.
However, today the river has become so polluted that neither worshippers nor residents or even farmers care to go close to it.
This is because raw sewage from the HDC's Fairfield Housing Development has been flowing into the river.
The sewer treatment plant went down and unfiltered sewage has been flowing directly inside the river.
Blackened with filth, the river is now a dumping ground for dead animals, household waste and debris.
Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve has been named the Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in the Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Awards 2019.
Caribbean Journal (CJ) is the world’s largest website covering the Caribbean, has original content and video focusing on travel and tourism across the entire Caribbean and is the global leader in covering Caribbean travel and trade news.
According to the Journal, the Green Awards are meant to “celebrate those who are already working to protect and strengthen this beautiful corner of the world.”
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) has recorded over 700 environmental accidents within the past three years.
The revelation came from EMA’s managing director Hayden Romano during a meeting between the Public Accounts Committee and the EMA yesterday.