Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Eggs Destroyed By Bulldozer In Trinidad

Eco Friendly Daily

However, after a recent event killed thousands of hatchlings on the island of Trinidad, conservationists fear it could impact the species overall and put even greater odds against survival. Trinidad is home to one of the most popular beaches for leatherback sea turtles to lay their eggs, which made the event all the more concerning. Currently workers are attempting to divert a river on Trinidad, largely due to erosion of the surrounding area.

Eco Chick Escapes To: Adventure Trinidad!

Eco Chic

It was a not-so-great Monday, and I was doing an inward gripe about my life, when all of a sudden it turned into the best Monday EVER, when I got an email from a friend asking if I’d like to tag along on a trip to Trinidad to explore the country’s adventure offering for women.

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This rum brand wants to protect sea turtles

A Greener Life

Hawksbill Caribbean Spiced Rum brings together Caribbean rums from Trinidad and Guyana, as well as its own distinctive blend of spices such as vanilla, toasted nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, raisins and sea salt. By Anders Lorenzen.

Endangered Species - Ocelot

Green Earth Journey

From Wikipedia The Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), also known as the Painted Leopard, McKenney's Wildcat, Jaguatirica (in Brazil) or Manigordo (in Costa Rica), is a wild cat distributed over South and Central America and Mexico, but has been reported as far north as Texas and in Trinidad, in the Caribbean. Photo linked to a very informative site.

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Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE among world’s top 10 wasters

Green Prophet

The rest of the top 10 offenders were Denmark, Belgium, Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore and the United States, with Bahrain and Sweden listed in ninth and tenth place, respectively. Bahrain, in the Middle East is one of the most wasteful nations on earth, according to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) 2014 Living Planet Report ( download the PDF here ), published recently.

Where Stuff Comes From And Where It Goes

Green Prophet

Trinidad Hernandez from the Al Ittihad school for boys in Abu Dhabi invited me to speak with local Emirati students who are currently learning about environmental issues. photos courtesy of Trinidad Hernandez. At the end of her tour, Tafline gushes about her latest presentations at Al Ittihad school for boys in Abu Dhabi. My whirlwind tour through Dubai has come to an end.

Wrapping Up the UN Climate Summit

Sierra Club Compass

Denmark’s announcement that it will be powered exclusively by renewable energy by 2035, and the commitment of other countries such as Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Ethiopia and Iceland to be carbon neutral by 2050. At Tuesday’s United Nations Climate Summit, political and economic leaders came together to announce new actions and launch new initiatives to help tackle the climate crisis.

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Quick Study: When life depends on corals, what marks the most promising reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

By studying the response of dozens of coral species to a mass bleaching event in the southern Caribbean in 2010, researchers at the Trinidad and Tobago Institute of Marine Affairs aimed to identify species and locations that were less affected by bleaching and might particularly benefit from protection. Record high water temperatures in 2010 contributed to severe bleaching in this Siderastraea siderea (starlet coral) specimen at Speyside reef off the coast of Tobago.

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7 Embracing Eco-Caribbean Summer Destinations

Eco Chic

Tufted Coquette Hummingbird, at Asa Wright Nature Center, Trinidad; via Flickr User Pedro Lastra. Images by 16:9clue used under the Creative Commons license. Traveling to beautiful places is always fun, especially ones whose scenic beauty is untouched by human hands and developed in a sustainable and environmentally positive way.

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How zip lining impacts tree health, according to experts

AGreenLiving

In Trinidad, ZIP-ITT Adventure Tours operates a course including an 800-foot line with a stunning view of Macqueripe Bay. “We Outdoorsy people have long enjoyed hiking on remote trails or rafting on rivers.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

if including its huge GHG Exports), Antigua & Barbuda (2.8), Zambia (2.9), Canada (3.0), Bahrain (3.0), United States (3.1), Trinidad & Tobago (3.3), Luxembourg (3.4), Panama (3.7), New Zealand (3.7), Estonia (4.0), Botswana (4.1), Ireland (4.3), Saudi Arabia (4.4), Venezuela (4.6), Indonesia (4.8), Equatorial Guinea (5.0), Belgium (5.0). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).