August 19, 2019

Plastic Pollution

Can our Prime Minister Break his Silence?
Can our Prime Minister Break his Silence?

Date: October 19th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Plastic waste should not be the taxpayers burden whose money continues to be wasted while economic opportunities are lost. Underprivileged communitie…

Battling the plastic scourge: 2,000 bags collected in La Brea
Battling the plastic scourge: 2,000 bags collected in La Brea

Date: August 5th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) conducted a massive Beach clean-up in Point Sable Beach, La Brea on Saturday 3rd August 2019. FFOS thank t…

WHEN THE PEOPLE LEAD, THE LEADERS WILL FOLLOW
WHEN THE PEOPLE LEAD, THE LEADERS WILL FOLLOW

Date: July 16th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) congratulate the Village of Castara, Tobago on their progressive move in banning the use of Plastic and Sty…

Stop the Government blame game!
Stop the Government blame game!

Date: July 3rd, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, When we hear of mosquitoes our Government’s knee jerk response is to spray more toxic malathion/diesel mixture. Is that really the best response o…

Corporate Leadership
Corporate Leadership

Date: April 27th , 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Massy Stores must be commended for taking the lead in promoting zero tolerance for plastic bags. According to the Center for Biological Div…

Good Tax, Bad Tax
Good Tax, Bad Tax

Date: October 6th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) congratulate the Honourable Minister of Finance for proposing to implement an “environmental tax” of $2…

Why delay Beverage Container Bill?
Why delay Beverage Container Bill?

Date: June 1st , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Why delay Beverage Containers Bill? When business leaders lead, the world gets closer to sustainability. Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (F…