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  • 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

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    Environmental Permits issued to Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II
    Published Date: February 09, 2022

    Attention: All News Editors                                      KINGSTON, Jamaica 

    (9 February 2022):

    ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS ISSUED TO NORANDA JAMAICA BAUXITE PARTNERS II

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is reporting that it has prepared and issued two environmental permits to Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners II for the very limited geographical area consisting of 1333 hectares of land in the parish of St. Ann. The permits include the GPS coordinates for the boundaries of the area released.

  • NEPA warns hunters against illegal hunting during no movement days
    Published Date: August 23, 2021

    Attention: All News Editors                                      KINGSTON, Jamaica 

    (23 August 2021):

    NEPA WARNS HUNTERS AGAINST ILLEGAL HUNTING DURING NO MOVEMENT PERIODS

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is warning game bird hunters to desist from hunting during curfew periods and on no movement days.

    During the first weekend, the Agency received several reports of illegal hunting. The reports received indicate that hunters were actively hunting after 6pm on Saturday and on Sunday.

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    Game Bird Hunting Season Opens on Saturday 21 August 2021
    Published Date: August 16, 2021

    MEDIA RELEASE

    Attention: All News Editors                                                KINGSTON, Jamaica

    16 August 2021:

    GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON OPENS SATURDAY 21 AUGUST 2021

    The 2021 Game Bird Hunting Season is declared to open on Saturday 21 August 2021 and close on Sunday 26 September 2021.

  • Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr, MP (2nd right) plants a red mangrove seedling on an islet along the Palisadoes strip in the Port Royal protected Area and Ramsar Site on June 4, 2021 in commemoration of World Environment Day 2021. Looking on are Peter Knight (2nd left), CEO and Government Town Planner, NEPA; Vincent Sweeney, (left) - Head, Caribbean Sub-Regional Office, United Nations Environment Programme and Camilo Trench (right) Chief Scientific Officer, Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory and Field Station.
    NEPA, UWI-CMS and UNEP partner to launch UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
    Published Date: June 04, 2021

    Attention: All News Editors                                                 KINGSTON, Jamaica

    (June 4, 2021):

    NEPA, UWI-CMS and UNEP partner to launch UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration