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Nature & Environment

Articles highlighting the beauty and concerns of Trinidad & Tobago's natural environment.

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As lush as our beautiful island is, it seems that we (the natives) haven't always been green.  Environmentally and health  conscious that is.   Habitat destruction, obesity, poor nutrition and pollution have become as the teenagers say 'normal.' Well that seems to be changing.   Held in Adam Smith square on Ariapita Avenue on 31st May 2013, Green on the Avenue (GOTA) was meant to showcase the environmentally conscious vendors and initiatives that are helping to raise public awareness of the impact we can have on the environment and our own health and well-being. GOTA was produced by Anthea Mclaughin and...
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Quick, what do you associate with the oil and gas industry?   Probably  oil rigs, refineries, oil spills, and all that is not good for nature.   You wouldn't think nature and wetlands conservation.   Yet, here in TnT we have the Point-a-Pierre Wild fowl trust smack dab within the confines of an oil refinery with burning flames of natural gas visible from several places within this wetlands preserve. Cool eh? It's worth visiting just for this oddity, but thankfully there's more.    Covering 30 hectares the WildFowl Trust was Founded some forty-seven years ago (according to  their website) is home...
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