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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 United Nations and other internationally published scientific studies. In 2017, the University of Tasmania presented evidence which argues that “seismic surveys cause significant mortality to zooplankton populations”. All larval krill […]
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 against the EMA to challenge to withhold full copies of EIA reports from members of the public. If we are successful in this matter, any member of the public could […]
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 EIA for Invaders Bay Date: August 27th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have always been transparent in our correspondence with Government officials. In light of increasing flood events in South Western […]
Until the public has been fully consulted on any parliamentary amendments, the notorious corruption of our hooded public officers will continue to erode our children’s future by draining our Treasury, giving away our patrimony and neutering our public interest movements.
Date: March 30th 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, On 6th March 2017, the Ministry of Works of Transport (MOWT) submitted an application to the Environment Management Authority (EMA) for a Certificate of Environmental Clearance (CEC – 5117/2017) for the construction of a roadway from Valencia to Toco (49km). The MOWT proposed this alignment to start at the end of Churchill Roosevelt Highway […]
Date: January 15th 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, One week has passed since the heavy earth moving machinery started bulldozing the southern boundary of the Aripo Savannas including the historic train line and the standing forests including Moriche Palms immediately adjacent to the Aripo Savannas and within the designated Long Stretch Forest Reserve. Thus far, a distance of 1-kilometre-long and approximately 100 […]