April 9, 2016

Endangered Terra | Flora |Fauna

Endangered Terra | Flora | Fauna

 

Coastal Communities

Commendable Las Cuevas intervention
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 8, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/editorial/2016-04-08/commendable-las-cuevas-intervention

 

Las Cuevas project sparks fisherfolk worry
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 2, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2016-04-01/las-cuevas-project-sparks-fisherfolk-worry

 

Making a mess of Macqueripe
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 3, 2009
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Making_a_mess_of_Macqueripe-115475984.html

 

 

Fish & Other Aquatic Life 

If the manatees die, so do we
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 9, 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,226320.html

 

Commendable Las Cuevas intervention
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 8, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/editorial/2016-04-08/commendable-las-cuevas-intervention

 

Las Cuevas project sparks fisherfolk worry
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 2, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2016-04-01/las-cuevas-project-sparks-fisherfolk-worry

 

Call an Environmental State of Emergency now
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | February 6, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2016-02-05/call-environmental-state-emergency-now

 

Fishermen slam ‘lies’ from bpTT
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 26, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20151226/news/fishermen-slam-8216lies8217-from-bptt

 

Aboud: BPTT trying to influence judgment
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 24, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20151124/news/aboud-bptt-trying-to-influence-judgment

 

Where is the oil spill report?
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 24, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/columnist/2015-08-24/where-oil-spill-report

 

The oil spill and its dead fish legacy
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 11, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2015-08-11/oil-spill-and-its-dead-fish-legacy

 

Case dismissed as charging officer again a no-show
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 10, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150810/news/case-dismissed-as-charging-officer-again-a-no-show

 

Dead dolphin and fish wash ashore at La Brea
Trinidad Express Newspapers | Aug 10, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150810/news/dead-dolphin-and-fish-wash-ashore-at-la-brea

 

Appeal Court overturns High Court ruling on water rules
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | July 17, 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/crime_and_court/0,214268.html

 

Don’t dump dredge soil into the Gulf
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | May 31, 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,211996.html

 

Three ‘seismic protestors’ in court
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 18, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-12-18/three-%E2%80%98seismic-protestors%E2%80%99-court

 

Ban on shark-finning coming
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | August 8, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/politics/0,198790.html

 

A warning to T&T: Oil spills killing river, marine life
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 10, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/lifestyle/2014-08-09/warning-tt-oil-spills-killing-river-marine-life

 

Aboud: Oil spill like bombing of fisheries
Trinidad Express Newspapers | July 31, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Oil-spill-like-bombing-of-fisheries-269485601.html

 

Aboud wants answers
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 26, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-wants-anwsers-264719971.html

 

Aboud: Dangerous oil spill remnants still on the beach
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 26, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Dangerous-oil-spill-remnants-still-on-the-beach–264835231.html

 

Dolphins washed ashore, La Brea carnage continues
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | June 12, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-06-12/dolphins-washed-ashore-la-brea-carnage-continues

 

Fishermen threaten EMA with legal action
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | May 20, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-05-20/fishermen-threaten-ema-legal-action

 

Aftermath of December oil spills: FFOS ponders legal action
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | May 13, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-05-13/aftermath-december-oil-spills-ffos-ponders-legal-action

 

Oil spill report due month end
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 13, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-04-13/oil-spill-report-due-month-end

 

UN body monitors La Brea fish kill
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 9, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-04-09/un-body-monitors-la-brea-fish-kill

 

Prognosis for Gulf fisheries not very good
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 7, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-04-07/prognosis-gulf-fisheries-not-very-good

 

FFOS: Do not swim in Gulf of Paria or ‘down de islands’
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 6, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-04-06/ffos-do-not-swim-gulf-paria-or-%E2%80%98down-de-islands%E2%80%99

 

Aboud undaunted by public criticism
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 4, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192855.html

 

More than a fish kill
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 4, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/search/?query=FFOS&where=all

 

Fish safe, or not safe to eat
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 3, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192804.html

 

Aboud gives list of unsafe fish
Trinidad Express Newspapers | April 2, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-gives-list-of-unsafe-fish-253675231.html

 

Dead fish washed ashore only in ‘red zone’
Trinidad Express Newspapers | April 1, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Dead-fish-washed–ashore-only-in-red-zone-253476021.html

 

Aboud: Some fish still safe to eat
Trinidad Express Newspapers | March 30, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Some-fish–still-safe-to-eat-253135471.html

 

Fishermen want the EMA to test the waters
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | March 29, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192609.html

 

Fish in Gulf contaminated-Aboud’s FFOS
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | March 28, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-03-27/fish-gulf-contaminated-aboud%E2%80%99s-ffos

 

Aboud: Govt covering up oil-spill damage
Trinidad Express Newspapers | March 27, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Govt-covering-up-oil-spill-damage-252828651.html

 

Is it safe to swim in Gulf?
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | February 6, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,190277.html

 

Still waiting for answers
Trinidad Express Newspapers | February 4, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Still-waiting-for-answers-243604111.html

 

Will Corexit be left to poison future generations?
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 23, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-01-23/will-corexit-be-left-poison-future-generations

 

FFOS to Environmental Management Authority: Postpone seismic surveys until Gulf is cleaned up
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 19, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-01-19/ffos-environmental-management-authority-postpone-seismic-surveys-until-gulf

 

Petrotrin facing court
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 17, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Petrotrin-facing-court-240942851.html

 

Aboud: Oil spill spreads to Venezuela
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 12, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-12/aboud-oil-spill-spreads-venezuela

 

Aboud calls on President Carmona: Declare La Brea a disaster zone
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 11, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-11/aboud-calls-president-carmona-declare-la-brea-disaster-zone

 

Fishermen try to stop seismic surveys
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 11, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Fishermen-try-to-stop-seismic-surveys-239780941.html

 

Auditing the oil spill disaster
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 5, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/commentaries/Auditing-the-oil–spill-disaster-238802571.html

 

Mass animal deaths in 2013
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 4, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Mass-animal-deaths-in-2013–238738011.html

 

Fisherfolk call for Carmona to intervene
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 4, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-04/fisherfolk-call-carmona-intervene

 

Declare South peninsula a disaster zone
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 3, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Declare-South-peninsula-a-disaster-zone-238666301.html

 

Beware mullet spawning in Gulf
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | January 2, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,188643.html

 

Oil spill spreading north, says Aboud
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 2, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-02/oil-spill-spreading-north-says-aboud

 

EMA urged to cancel seismic surveys
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 30, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/business/EMA-urged-to-cancel-seismic-surveys-238134971.html

 

Oil spill off Tobago was one of T&T’s worst
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-12-30/oil-spill-tobago-was-one-tt%E2%80%99s-worst

 

Regulate fisheries regionally, says FFOS
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 29, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-12-29/regulate-fisheries-regionally-says-ffos

 

Aboud calls for Petrotrin shutdown
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 25, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-calls-for-Petrotrin-shutdown-237263271.html

 

Shut down operations
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 24, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-12-24/shut-down-operations

 

Oil spill questions for Petrotrin
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 23, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Oil-spill-questions-for-Petrotrin–237091021.html

 

Questions For Petrotrin
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 22, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-12-22/questions-petrotrin

 

Group wants end to seismic fish surveys
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 26, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-11-26/group-wants-end-seismic-fish-surveys

 

Seismic survey committee can’t achieve its goal
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 18, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/columnist/2013-11-18/seismic-survey-committee-can%E2%80%99t-achieve-its-goal

 

‘Defiant’ fisherfolk vow to keep protesting
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 18, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Defiant-fisherfolk-vow-to-keep-protesting-232432571.html

 

Activist ‘heartbroken’ Govt ministers have abandoned environmental cause
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 15, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Activist-heartbroken-Govt-ministers-have-abandoned-environmental-cause-232144471.html

 

Activist arrested during seismic surveys protest
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 13, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-11-13/activist-arrested-during-seismic-surveys-protest

 

Activist arrested during seismic surveys protest
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 13, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-11-13/activist-arrested-during-seismic-surveys-protest

 

Cops arrest seismic tests protesters
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 12, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Cops-arrest-seismic-bombing-protesters-231605371.html

 

Activists, fisherman arrested in protest
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 12, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Activists-fisherman-arrested-in-protest-231674141.html

 

Six months of seismic bombing?
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 10, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-11-10/six-months-seismic-bombing

 

FFOS: oil/gas firms abroad not allowed to blast like here
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 27, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-10-27/ffos-oilgas-firms-abroad-not-allowed-blast-here

 

Land, sea protest by fishermen
Trinidad Express Newspapers | October 24, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Land-sea–protest-by–fishermen-229191291.html

 

Fisher folk protest seismic “bombings”
Trinidad Express Newspapers | October 24, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Fisher-folk-protest-seismic-bombings-229096011.html

 

Fishermen turn to Carmona for help
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 16, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-10-16/fishermen-turn-carmona-help

 

Fisherfolk, activists march against ‘seismic bombings’
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 19, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Fisherfolk-activists-march-against-seismic-bombings-224511141.html

 

Applause for banning of shrimp trawlers
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | September 6, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-09-06/applause-banning-shrimp-trawlers

 

Seismic surveys devastating fish population
Trinidad Express Newspapers | February 23, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Seismic_surveys_devastating_fish_population-192778041.html

 

Neglect of T&T’s wild fishery
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 6, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Neglect_of_T_T_s_wild_fishery-168859836.html

 

Cat fish replacing shark in the bake
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | March 17, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2011/03/17/cat-fish-replacing-shark-bake

 

Go easy on the sharks
Trinidad Express Newspapers | March 15, 2011
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Go_easy_on__the_sharks-118060574.html

 

Look again at fishery development plans
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 6, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2011/01/06/look-again-fishery-development-plans

 

 

Global Warming

Sensitising the public to climate change
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 27, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Sensitising_the_public_to_climate_change-171639601.html

 

Greenland ice melt fastest in 30 years
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 16, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Greenland_ice_melt_fastest_in_30_years-166503426.html

 

The crisis of global warming
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 25, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/The_crisis_of_global_warming-138096373.html

 

 

Mangrove Forests & Wetlands

Tearful plea for PM to mediate
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 30, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-10-30/tearful-plea-pm-mediate

 

Beetham landfill a major hazard
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 29, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Beetham-landfill-a-major-hazard-242671991.html

 

Mangroves threatened by highway construction
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | November 10, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-11-10/mangroves-threatened-highway-construction

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

Plight of the hairy blue crab
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 6, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-10-06/plight-hairy-blue-crab

 

Leatherbacks need more than lip service
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 3, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/tuesday-january-3-2012/leatherbacks-need-more-lip-service

 

No regulation for land reclamation
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | September 17, 2009
http://www.guardian.co.tt/archives/business/business-guardian/2009/09/17/no-regulation-land-reclamation

 

 

Tropical Forests & Terrestrial Biodiversity

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

State of the environment–a failing grade
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 13, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/State_of_the_environment_a_failing_grade_-169723236.html