A report from The Jamaica Information Service. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the benefits to be derived from the ban on single-use plastics and polystyrene foam will materialise over the medium to long-term. He noted that as the society adjusts to the measure “you are going to see less plastics [and polystyrene] littering […]

via Jamaica Will See Benefits Of Plastics And Polystyrene Ban — Repeating Islands

The Yucatan Times reports that seven countries in the Caribbean region—Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Bahamas—will ban the use of single-use plastic from January 1, 2020. Starting January 1st, 2020, single-use plastics and polystyrene will be banned in seven Caribbean countries, with the main objective of preventing ocean pollution […]

via Seven Caribbean countries will ban the use of plastics in the year 2020 — Repeating Islands

From The Summit Daily (Deepan Dutta): Since 2007, Parks and Wildlife has conducted a biennial fishery survey of the reach with assistance from Summit County, the U.S. Forest Service and the Colorado Water Quality Control Division. After evaluating the latest survey, Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist Jon Ewert found “an obvious and significant decline occurring […]

via Surveys show significant fish declines in Blue River upstream of Dillon Reservoir — The Summit Daily — Coyote Gulch

Here’s the release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Work to restore wild rainbow trout in the Gunnison Gorge is starting to pay off as the population of the species is slowly increasing, according to surveys conducted recently by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW biologists are hopeful that the success on the Gunnison will eventually help […]

via Wild rainbow trout population growing in the Gunnison Gorge — #Colorado Parks & Wildlife — Coyote Gulch