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World Wildlife Day Message.

Today as we celebrate the importance of World Wildlife Day, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) laments the ongoing destruction of the Aripo Savannas.  This legally designated Environmentally…

Politicians to blame for WASA

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) 10Billion debt nightmare is one of many drains on our economy. Every state enterprise suffers from inflated procurement costs, kickbacks, nepotism, low producti…

NGO Files Complaint Against Fort George Housing Developer

https://www.caribois.org/2020/06/ngo-files-complaint-against-fort-george-housing-developer/

The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.

The ruthless drowning of dozens of birds in Cedros (see press report https://trinidadexpress.com/newsextra/exotic-birds-sacrificed-as-smugglers-throw-them-overboard/article_2192801c-a5a5-11ea-b8b…

Point Fortin Oil Spill

FFOS are deeply concerned that another oil spill is occurring tonight Sunday 7th June 2020 at the Heritage Refinery Tank Farm in Point Fortin. The Police have cordoned off the area. FFOS fully disa…

A call for robust management of the Sargussum threat.

This is an open letter to the Hon. Minister Clarence Rambharat. We write to urge our Government’s action on a critical regional threat. While this sudden, new phenomenon of Sargassum weed washing…

Another Chaguaramas Oil Spill

This video was recorded at 7 am this morning (6th May 2020). The oil appears to have been released during the night. As you can see in the video, it stretches for miles westward. It appears that …

Earth Day 2020 — FFOS warns of increased risk of oil spills…

Date: April 22nd , 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom,  AS we face this global pandemic we must be reminded that environmental protection is more important than money or black gold (oil). The sl…

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Applicant) v Environmental Management Authority- EMA (Respondent)

CASE SUMMARYJUDGEMENT1. HIGH COURT- APPLICATION FOR SECURITY OF COSTS PRESS STATEMENTS

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Appellant) v Environmental Management Authority – EMA (Respondent) And The Ministry of Works and Transport – MOWT (First Interested Party) and Kall Company Limited – KALLCO (Second Interested Party)

CASE SUMMARY JUDGEMENTS1. High Court2. Court of Appeal3. Privy Council PRESS STATEMENTS

Bhadose Sooknanan (First Applicant) and Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Second Applicant) v Environmental Management Authority- EMA (Respondent) and The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (Interested Party)

CASE SUMMARY JUDGEMENT1. HIGH COURT PRESS STATEMENTS

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Applicant) v The Minister of Planning, Housing and the Environment

CASE SUMMARY JUDGEMENT1. HIGH COURT2. COURT OF APPEAL 3. PRIVY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENTS

Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Applicant) v Environmental Management Authority- EMA (Respondent) and Atlantic LNG Company of Trinidad and Tobago (ALNG) (Respondent/Interested Party)

CASE SUMMARY JUDGEMENT1. HIGH COURT PRESS STATEMENTS

“Fishermen and Friends of the Sea- FFOS (Appellant) v Environmental Management Authority- EMA and BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (Respondents)”

CASE SUMMARY JUDGEMENTS1. HIGH COURT2a. COURT OF APPEAL (Justice Nelson)2b. COURT OF APPEAL (Justice Lucky)3. PRIVY COUNCIL4. HIGH COURT- APPLICATION TO LIFT THE FFOS’S CORPORATE VEIL PRESS STAT…

Let’s support our local farmers and fishers!

Date: March 23rd, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We commend the Authorities for implementing restrictions for public safety in high traffic areas such as fresh food markets, but why are supermarket busine…

Scarlet Ibis

See below link for comprehensive information on Scarlet Ibis compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Eud…

Olive Ridley Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Olive Ridley Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/og…

Hawksbill Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Hawksbill Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt…

Green Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Green Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Ch…

Loggerhead Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Loggerhead Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/images/Carett…

Leatherback Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Leatherback Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/og…

Ocelot

See below link for comprehensive information on Ocelot compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Leopardu…

Golden Tree Frog

See below link for comprehensive information on Golden Tree Frog compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogat…

White-Tailed Sabrewing Hummingbird

See below link for comprehensive guide published by the University of the West Indies: https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/images/Campylopterus_ensipennis%20-%20Wh…

West Indian Manatee

See below link for comprehensive guide on West Indian Manatee published by the University of the West Indies: https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/T…

Pipile pipile (Trinidad Piping-guan or Pawi)

See below link for comprehensive information on Pawi compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Pipile_pipile%…

Matura National Park

Situated in NE Trinidad, the Matura National Park was designated an Environmentally Sensitive Area in 2004 under the EMA’s Environmentally Sensitive Area Rules. It is home to several Environmentally S…

Nariva Swamp Managed Resource Protected Area

An approximately 11,000 hectare swamp, the Nariva Swamp is a predominantly freshwater area situated at Trinidad’s eastern coast. It was designated as an Environmentally Sensitive Area in 2006 and is o…

Aripo Savannas Strict Nature Reserve

In 2007, the Aripo Savanna was designated as an Environmentally Sensitive Area. Situated in East-Central Trinidad, this 1800 area is the largest natural savanna ecosystem within Trinidad and Tobago. I…

COVID-19 Is Here – Action Plan Missing.

Date: March 13th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Urgent action is needed! Now that the Virus is here FFOS congratulates PM Rowley in taking immediate action to close schools and universities, but is i…

Safeguarding Our Country’s Future

Date: January 24th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, For over 20 years, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have consistently reported on the impact of seismic surveys on our fishers citing Uni…

FFOS Calls for Coordinated Emergency Response/ Consultation on the Suspension of All Mortgage and Interest Costs and Property Rentals in Event of COVID-19 Disaster.

Date: March 11th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, At the onset of the coronavirus, FFOS had publicly called for a national consultation for the development of a coordinated national preparedness and em…

Come Together in Defence of Each Other

Date: March 11th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, At the onset of the coronavirus, FFOS had publicly called for a national consultation to discuss the need for a coordinated national preparedness a…

Giant Step Backward

Date: February 18 th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Minister Rambharat’s stoppage of the stage in the sea at Maracas Beach is commendable but does it go far enough to address public safety and the …

Are we Prepared for the Coronavirus?

Date: January 21st, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, As the world braces for what appears to be a major health crisis, shouldn’t we be considering the postponement of Carnival 2020? What if one Carniv…

PM Rowley Must Explain This Failure?

Date: January 20th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, After almost sixty years of Independence have, we learnt anything from the chronicled world-famous corruption of the Eric Williams’s administration…

Call for Commission of Inquiry?

Date: January 14th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We commend the Express investigative report dated January 12th, 2020 and titled “Raking it in from Govt rent” which amplifies a scandalous fact- …

Are we strengthening our democracy??

Date: January 8 th, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have today written to the Right Honorable Prime Minister who is now also the Minister of Planning and Develop…

FFOS 2020 Wish List

Press Statement FFOS 2020 Wish List Date: January 2nd, 2020 Dear Editor/Newsroom, As we enter another new year, the FFOS 2020 Wish List is for our Government to: 1. Heed the warnings of th…

National Pride or National Disgrace?

Date: December 18th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, To read that the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT) has now spent 89 million TT dollars to renovate an already b…

Migrants Living in Squalor

Date: December 7 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, What FFOS had feared has come to pass. Many times, FFOS called on Minister Stuart Young to close our borders and regulate the number of refugees ente…

Auditor General Ignored

Date: December 6 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, On Thursday 28th November 2019 the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) issued a statement that officers of the “Illegal Quarrying Unit” ar…

North Coast Crying in Vain

Date: November 21st, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Shrimp Trawling has been likened (by the World Resources Institute in Washington DC) to dynamite fishing in terms of sustainability. For this reason…

Was Social and Environmental Accountability Omitted?

Date: November 20th , 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We respect the positions of each entity but wish to share a community-based opinion. Corporate budgets can drown out community voices and this is a…

Minister, where are the so Called “Radars”?

Date: November 15th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, All fishers and seafarers are being warned that there is NO LAW or order on our sea! Last night armed pirates attacked us AGAIN!!! The first call wa…

Energy Sector- Honest or Dishonest?

Date: October 26th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, FFOS have served on the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency initiative steering committee for almost a decade. This week the Amcha…

Hold your tongue, Minister Young!

Date: October 26 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, FFOS never intended to offend or confront the Honourable Minister of National Security but in our respectful view, it appears from his recent statem…

All Talk No Action!

Date: October 24 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Eight (8) weeks later (22nd October 2019), the Minister of National Security, Hon. Stuart Young has finally acknowledged receipt of our stakehol…

PM Must Speak the Truth on DESALCOTT

Date: October 22 nd, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, It has been revealed that the Government is currently negotiating another loan, this time to pay for the yearly 500MTTD purchase of potable water fr…

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…

Was FFOS wrong at all?

Date: October 19th, 2019  Dear Editor/Newsroom,  It appears that aluminium projects being pursued by the Rowley Government are in jeopardy. These projects are at various stages of nego…

Venezuelan Pirates Chased Several Fishermen Today Today we were lucky, but will we be lucky tomorrow? Mr. Prime Minister, where are you?

Date: October 14th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We are pleased to announce that the Honourable Minister of National Security Stuart Young has responded to our messages but has warned us that we are…

While POS Floods, Invaders Bay Bulldozed

Date: October 11th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Did the EMA approve a CEC for bulldozing which is now occurring? Why has the Minister of Planning not charged the culprits? This bulldozed area is mo…

Freedom of Information Denied

Date: October 9 th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) once again continues its pilgrimage for social justice. Earlier this year FFOS filed for judicial review agai…

Three more fishermen are missing (and possibly dead)

Date: October 8th , 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Three of our Icacos fishermen went to sea early this morning and are now kidnapped. An hour ago, a ransom of 10,000USD was called in. Their vessel ha…

Murder and Piracy in Lawless Seas

Date: September 27th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Consultation is a pillar of Democratic Nations. On 13th August 2019, in his address at the ceremony for the ‘Inter-Agency Memorandum of Understand…

Are we crying in vain? (see Downloadable PDF for correspondence sent)

Date: September 27th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Enclosed please find a copy of correspondence today resent to our Prime Minister Rowley and our Minister of National Security, Stuart Young. This i…

Waiting for Regular Gas

Date: September 27th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, FFOS congratulates the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and their subsidiary Patriotic Energies and Technologies Services Limited in acquiring t…

Is Our Government Fiddling While Our Fishers Are Being Attacked Relentlessly?

Date: September 13th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Yesterday we had another close call with death! Another one of our fishers, Christopher Granger from La Lune, Moruga was attacked and shot in the c…

Please join us in solidarity

Date: September 6th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, In times of danger we must stand together, patriotically defending our liberty, our flag and our nation. Families of murdered victims and caring cit…

Supplemental EIA for Invaders Bay

c/o #34 Frederick Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies Tel (868) 674-7911. Fax: (868) 355-7671. Cell: (868) 355-7671 Email: [email protected]  Press Statement  Supplemental …

Other Major Infrastructural Projects

FFOS Annual Wish List

Other Mangrove Degradation

Seismic Surveys

Other Oil Spills

Government Expenditure

Conservation of Wildlife Act

Rubbish Container Bill

Draft Waste Rules

Fisheries Act

Freedom of Information Act

Non-profit Organization Act

Air Pollution

Water Pollution Rules

Certificate of Environmental Clearance Rules

Environmental Management Act

National Environmental Policy

Malathion Fogging

Environmentally Sensitive Species

Environmentally Sensitive Species Rules: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/environmentally_sensitive_species_rules2001.pdf

Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Environmentally Sensitive Areas Rules: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/environmentally_sensitive_areas_rules2001.pdf

Contaminated Alternative Food Packaging

Styrofoam Ban

Beverage Container Bill

2018 Gulf of Paria Oil-Well Blowout

2017 Chaguaramas Oil Spill

2017 Tank70 Eruption

Official Statements

#Article 1 Title picture and small description without picture just link to the page with the articles FFOS Responds to IMA- “bait dump vs fish kill in Chaguaramas”/ Today the annual ong…

Public Access to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA)

Access to Environmental Impact Assessment

Cumuto to Sangre Grande Highway ( Aripo Savannas)

Las Cuevas Development

Environmental Commission

Maracas Beach Upgrade

Escazu Agreement

World Wetlands Day

World Environment Day

Fisheries Legislation

Challenges of the Fishery

Shrimp Trawling

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Air Pollution

Crime to allow air-borne toxins to cause disease
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | May 2 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,210566.html

 

Secret over Air Pollution Rules
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 15 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,209706.html

 

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

 

Toxins can lead to health woes
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 28, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-28/toxins-can-lead-health-woes

 

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

 

Election promises left to decay
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 16, 2011
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Election_promises_left_to_decay-130001838.html

 

Economical transport for all, not lawlessness
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 14, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2011/08/14/economical-transport-all-not-lawlessness

 

 

Food & Water Security

FFOS takes Govt to Privy Council
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | February 19 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,224250.html

 

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

 

Quarries threaten limited supply
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 9, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2015-10-09/quarries-threaten-limited-supply

 

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

 

Dead dolphin and fish wash ashore at La Brea
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 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

 

Appeal Court overturns judge’s ruling
Trinidad Express Newspapers | July 16, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150716/news/appeal-court-overturns-judges-ruling

 

Appeal Court overturns water pollution ruling
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | July 16, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2015-07-17/appeal-court-overturns-water-pollution-ruling

 

FFOS pleads for PM intervention
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 11, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150611/news/ffos-pleads-for-pm-intervention

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Corruption threatens all sustainable development
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Corruption_threatens_all_sustainable_development_-177785941.html

 

Judge rules in favour of FFOS
Trinidad Express Newspapers | October 18, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Judge_rules_in_favour_of_FFOS-174872601.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

 

Quarries are hurting our environment
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 24, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Quarries_are_hurting_our_environment-138017613.html

 

 

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

 

 

Infectious Diseases

Offensive demand by union leader
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | October 22, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,201946.html

 

 

Noise Pollution

Unregulated fireworks in the public interest?
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | January 5, 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,222134.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

 

 

Waste Management

Talks on waste management long overdue
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | March 31, 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,225966.html

 

FFOS calls for Beverage Containers Bill to be laid in Parliament
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 20, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/FFOS-calls-for-Beverage-Containers-Bill-to-be-laid-in-Parliament-272092581.html

 

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

 

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

 

A telling victory for Piparo people
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/A_telling_victory_for_Piparo_people-177785911.html

 

EMA withdraws approval given to poultry farm
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/EMA_withdraws_approval_given_to_poultry_farm-177786021.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

 

Election promises left to decay
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 16, 2011
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Election_promises_left_to_decay-130001838.html