The increasing incidence of flooding along the Manzanilla/Mayaro Road, and in the village of Mafeking along the Naparima/Mayaro road in recent times should be of concern to all, as in addition to the inconvenience it causes to residents who are directly impacted by flood waters, and those whose lives and livelihood depend on these roadways, … Continue reading The Root Cause. River Basin Management & Flooding In Trinidad and Tobago.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypng19yydYI ≈ How Climate Change is Changing Our Landscape. Climate change and global warming is having a negative impact on this big blue marble that we call home. Ocean levels are rising, inundating low lying landmasses, and in some instances rendering uninhabitable areas that have been populated by humans for centuries. Far away in … Continue reading Coastal Erosion.
"The negative consequences of overexploiting sand are felt in poorer regions where sand is mined extensively..." "Sand extraction physically alters rivers and coastal ecosystems..." "...Extensive mining makes these communities more vulnerable to floods..." "Research shows that sand mining operations are affecting numerous animal species..." "As long as national regulations are lightly enforced, harmful effects will … Continue reading Sand Mining Harms Humans and The Environment.