Photo author Adriana La Valley The Caribbean is a region that excels as a tourism destination with its white sand beaches and clear turquoise water. But no one really reflects on what it takes to keep them clean and what it takes to dispose of waste generated, in a sanitary and sustainable way. When it comes to waste, it is everyone’s business and it takes innovation … [Read more...] about Local enterprise and Government keeping Barbados clean
Members of the IDB Team pose next to bags of trash picked up at Wickie Wackie beach in St. Thomas, Jamaica. Each year in September, thousands of volunteers comb lakes, rivers, and beaches around the world for all kinds of waste. These volunteers are the driving force behind the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, a hallmark initiative of the Ocean Conservancy (OC), which … [Read more...] about How to do a beach cleanup? Jamaicans can tell you all about it.
http://vimeo.com/98090164 As you have certainly come to appreciate from my previous posts, the brilliant results obtained through my post-grad education have given me a clear and indisputable intellectual edge, loaded with witty jokes and provoking statements. This privilege coupled with a particular European taste for the je ne sais quoi, might come across as snobbish … [Read more...] about The stink of ignorance (and the sweet scent of dignity)