|Remote sensing - A novel tool for monitoring the quality of Jamaica's coastal waters
JAMAICA'S ECONOMY is heavily dependent on the tourism industry, which to a very great extent, revolves around the country's coastal resources, particularly, water. The need to preserve and promote sustainable use of these resources cannot be overstated.
Wetlands and water quality
WETLANDS ARE areas of land where the water table is at or near the surface, making them intermittently or permanently flooded by shallow water. They are seen as nature's water filters as they are able to intercept pollutants from the upper...
IN THE NEWS - Victory for environmental groups in Pear Tree Bottom case
IN A landmark case for Jamaica's environmental movement, high court judge Justice Bryan Sykes has ruled in favour of Northern Jamaica Conservation Association (NJCA), Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) and four individuals in the Judicial Review case...