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Weather & Nature

United Nations says a moderate earthquake or hurricane would destroy 80% of Barbados schools, homes. St. Lucia would lose only 20%.
Grenville Phillips II sounds the alarm… … and offers a low cost retro-fit solution for home-owners and government The Government has indicated that a significant amount of the planned $2.5B new debt is to be used to build new infrastructure. … Continue reading
ZiNG: Hurricane Season 2013 – A Sustainable Approach
The annual Atlantic hurricane season is from 1st June to 30th November and forecasters have predicted an above average storm activity season for 2013. Caribbean nations can reduce their overall vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes by preserving ecosystems such as coral reefs and mangroves that protect coastlines as well as development planning practices that […]
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Many years ago, the “three R’s” were Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. But now – at least for the last twenty years or so – they mean “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” Has our little island of Jamaica adopted this mantra, over the years? I would answer with a resounding “NO.” The island has been slowly disappearing under [...]
The wake of Typhoon Bopha: Philippines
Typhoon Bopha, an incredibly powerful typhoon, has killed hundreds, triggered landslides and floods and left immeasurable destruction in its path in the Philippines. The death toll stands at 379 – entire families washed away – 400 still missing. At least 200 of the victims died in Compostela Valley alone.