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Living with Nature

Prepared by Dr Anjani Ganase, Coral Reef Ecologist, Institute of Marine Affairs   Around Trinidad and Tobago, there are Caribbean and Atlantic coasts. Our islands’ location along the edge of the...

Town and Country Planning Division employing new operational measures to serve citizens amidst COVID-19 pandemic

  Tuesday June 2, 2020 While the Town and Country Planning Division (TCPD) is working to ensure that all essential services within its mandate are maintained, actions necessary in keeping with social...

Our Solutions Lie in Nature

Photograph: Biodiversity - Sea Whips with School of Coral Reef FishPhoto Credit: Jonathan Gomez By Attish Kanhai, Research Officer Institute of Marine Affairs   In 1970, Theodor Geisel was fighting...

Message from the Ministry of Planning and Development, to mark the occasion of World Environment Day (June 5th) 2020

June 4, 2020 Once again we are reminded of our connection to the rest of the world as we unite today June 5th, in the commemoration of World Environment Day. This occasion also provides us with an...

Tackling the Plastic Waste Crisis: The Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership

By Wendy Nelson, IMA Researcher   Plastic waste pollution continues to be a significant environmental challenge for the world today. Each year, 320 million tonnes of plastic are produced, and more...

TRAINING WORKSHOP TO INITIATE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION SYSTEM

Photo of the nariva Swamp. Courtesy the FAO T&T. 22 May 2020, Port of Spain – Representatives of various Government agencies will, on Friday May 22, begin a virtual training workshop on the...

The Water Quality at Maracas, Las Cuevas and Chaguaramas during the ‘Stay at Home’ COVID-19 Pandemic

Prepared by Sheldon Ramoutar, Microbiologist Institute of Marine Affairs   The COVID-19 pandemic is currently changing the way we live our daily lives.  No public gathering, and social distancing has...

Tackling the Plastic Waste Crisis: The Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership

By Wendy Nelson, IMA Researcher   Plastic waste pollution continues to be a significant environmental challenge for the world today. Each year, 320 million tonnes of plastic are produced, and more...

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