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Sponsored signage advocating responsible use of the Buccoo Reserve

On the 2nd March 2015, the Marine Resources and Fisheries Department under the Division of Agriculture, Marine Affairs, Marketing & the Environment of the THA held a meeting with stakeholders, chaired by the Division's Secretary, Mr. Godwin Adams concerning the management of the Buccoo Reef Marine Protected Area and by extension the regulation of the Gibson Slipway.

Notice to the public - breaking bad 2

Above: Works at Belle Garden
Environment Tobago is presently inquiring about two development events unfolding in Tobago both seemingly without planning approvals or Certificates of Environmental Clearance. Normally both are compulsory given the projects scope.

Yesterday there were some tree boas

Yesterday in Tobago, Easter Saturday, on a walk to Hillsborough Dam with a group of friends, we encountered the scene depicted in the photographs. There were eight snakes altogether. One was on its own and the other seven lay in a tangled heap. They measured between 4ft and 6ft. All were dead. There were no chop wounds so it seems they had been bludgeoned. This was on a deserted stretch of unpaved roadway from Mason Hall, bordered by bamboo and scrub.

Adding 5 sea turtles to the Tobago economy

leatherback turtleif central government is toying with the idea of developing T&T’s Blue Economy using the full-on United Nations Environmental Development template, odds they are also aware it’s not a decision that might not go down easy with folks in the sister isle who look forward to turtle soup at Harvest time. Will the People's Partnerhip risk upsetting the popular vote and actually lock up poachers?

T&T's turtles now on Environmentally Sensitive Species list

Big news friends!
On March 18th the Trinidad and Tobago government amended the Environmental Management Act to provide protection for all five species of our sea turtles. The legislation may be cited as the Environmentally Sensitive Species Notice 2014 and seeks to protect the Leatherback (Notice #88),

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