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Hurricanes, Heat Waves, Fires Ravaged Planet in 2017

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear. It was also the year the world’s second largest polluter, the United States, turned...

Caribbean Biomass Initiative

BACKGROUND Dr. Tawainga Katsvairo, Caribbean Initiative Director The 23 Caribbean island countries with their 42 million inhabitants share a common history of colonization and agriculture that has shaped their economic, social and cultural development. The rise and fall of the sugar cane industry has been one of the most significant...

Trash to Treasure

The Trash to Treasure programme provides year round opportunities for people to learn how to reduce waste by recycling and reusing materials (trash) to make useful and useable products. The programme has several elements: Waste reduction Development of artistic skills/creativity Learning to save finances by making rather than buying Developing entrepreneurial...