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Green washing the environment

Green washing the environment

Date: February 12th 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, Now that the dust has settled on the United Nations (UN) celebrated World Wetlands Day (February 2nd), Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) question the purpose of this day when everywhere in T&T wetlands are being destroyed. What is the purpose of internationally celebrated days if the law is not enforced on the […]

Mangrove destroyed today – lawlessness breeds lawlessness

Mangrove destroyed today – lawlessness breeds lawlessness

Date: June 29th, 2018 Dear Editor/Newsroom, The press release below was intended as a warning for the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) to prevent the destruction of the Cuesa River and the surrounding mangroves by the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA). The Chairman of the CDA knows from his land holdings in Manzanilla the critical importance of mangrove ecosystems. The law is […]

National Bird Under Siege (see downloadable PDF for images and video links)

National Bird Under Siege (see downloadable PDF for images and video links)

Date: June 8th , 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, We must protect our wetlands. Although hunters kill the Scarlet Ibis, with its habitat the birds will continue to repopulate. When their natural habitat, the mangrove forests, are destroyed the Scarlet Ibis will disappear! Why is the Government turning a blind eye on those who are doing this illegal degradation? Attached, is the […]