This year is the 240th anniversary since the Main Ridge Rainforest has been "legally protected" and four years since the International Day of Forests which was established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly. ‘Forest Day’ is now recognized on March 21st each year.
Environment Tobago hates to be the spoiler in this the season of the merry monarch but….. please people can we not use the sea as a dumping ground? The image shown above is mas garbage and plastic beverage containers on the Roxborough Bay. The photo was taken 30 days after the last carnival.
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. The date marks the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Sustainable Livelihoods is the theme for this year's World Wetlands Day. This theme is selected to demonstrate the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity and specifically their relevance towards achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals .
ET Director Any Roberts (right) accepts a token from bhp Billiton's country manager Vincent Pereira. ET will participate in the CANARI project 'Capacity Development for improved management of Multilateral Environmental Agreements for Global Environmental Benefits'.
Sharks are in trouble. About 100 million are killed in commercial fisheries each year, and the global trade in their fins and meat is unsustainable. These ancient and vulnerable animals cannot withstand this level of pressure; their populations have plummeted around the world.
Environment TOBAGO believes - if at an early age, people develop a bond with the Nature, then succeeding generations are more likely to attain the attitudinal shift that is so key to achieving sustainable development. Imparting such love and appreciation of the value of Tobago’s natural heritage to the young ones have been a major part of ET’s mission from our NGO's inception.