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  • Jamaica Zoo to be closed to the public for breaches of the environmental permit
    Published Date: June 01, 2022

     

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) / has issued a Notice of Intention to Suspend to Jamaica Zoo Attractions Limited  Environmental Permit No. 2016-11017-EP00004 for the operation of a zoo. The Zoo is therefore ordered closed to the public effective 1 June 2022 until the company complies with the conditions sited in the Notice.

  • NEPA Media Release NEPA investigating possible fish kill in Dawkins Pen
    Published Date: June 10, 2022

     

    KINGSTON , Jamaica

    Attention: All News Editors                                            

    (10 June 2020):

     

    ADVISORY: NEPA INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE FISH KILL IN DAWKINS PEN, KINGSTON HARBOUR

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) received reports of a fish kill within the Kingston Harbour in the vicinity of the mouth of the Dawkins Pond in the Port Henderson area. The report was received at approximately 9:30 am on Friday, 10 June 2022.

  • Photo credit: K. Samuels
    NEPA Advises of "New Normal' Sargassum
    Published Date: June 10, 2022

     

    KINGSTON, Jamaica

    Attention: All News Editors                                            

    10 June 2022

    NEPA ADVISES OF ‘NEW NORMAL’ SARGASSUM

  • Mangroves
    450 Mangroves saplings replanted along the Palisadoes strip to support ecosystem restoration
    Published Date: June 24, 2022

    Attention: All News Editors                      

    KINGSTON, Jamaica

    24 June 2022

    450 Mangroves saplings replanted along the Palisadoes strip to support ecosystem restoration.

     

  • Advisory: Long-spined sea urchin die-off affecting Jamaica
    Published Date: April 26, 2022

    Attention: All News Editors                                             KINGSTON, Jamaica 

    (26 April 2022):

    ADVISORY: LONG-SPINED SEA URCHIN DIE-OFF AFFECTING JAMAICA