IMA News Volume 6 Issue 2

We have just been provided with a digital copy of the IMA (Institute of Marine Affairs) News for August 2016. In this issue many topics are discussed including the story of fish bones, freshwater aquaponics, the Lionfish Derby 2016, an oil spill workshop, tilapia production, as well as, updates on events and activities of the Institute of Marine Affairs.

Persons wishing to get a copy of this document can email me or visit me at my desk.

 

Heat in the Place – The Effect of Climate Change on Trinidad and Tobago

An insightful and interesting read from Nolana E. Lynch on the effects of climate change on Trinidad and Tobago.

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 Can you feel the heat?

 I don’t think anyone can rightly say that they haven’t been feeling the heat recently. In Trinidad and Tobago, we like to say, “The sun real hot today!” and lately, it seems to have an increasingly unbearable sting to it, making outdoors the preferred place NOT to be, between the hours of 11am and 3pm.

We live on a beautiful tropical island, a few degrees north of the Equator, but we are also a highly industrialized little paradise. Our “cash crop” is oil and gas, and our oil money has funded our nation for more than one and a half centuries. It is quite difficult for us to envision a life without fossil fuels.   We are the heat, having the second highest per capita greenhouse gas emissions in the world, our nation is indeed producing a large amount of carbon, which directly increases temperatures…

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Water Well Journal October 2016

A digital copy of the Water Well Journal of the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is now available for October 2016. In this issue one can find highlights of the upcoming Groundwater Week to be held in Nevada, Las Vegas from December 6-8 2016. The Registration form is also available for persons who would wish to attend the event and not wait in line at the event.

Other information provided include highlights for Groundwater Week in terms of educational, networking and fun activities. Also included are other relevant information such as the importance of accident investigation within the workplace.

For those wishing to read a copy of the journal you can email me or visit me at my desk.

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Water Well Journal October 2016