The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) has recorded over 700 environmental accidents within the past three years.
The revelation came from EMA’s managing director Hayden Romano during a meeting between the Public Accounts Committee and the EMA yesterday.
The Coast Guard is currently assisting the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) in investigating the source of an oil spill at the Waterfront Complex on Tuesday.
Passersby reported a thick black coating covering the normally teal waters of the Waterfront near the area where the water taxis would normally berth.
The oil slick clung against the walls of the dock, stretching past where the Cabo Star is usually docked, with only a few streams drifting out towards the Caribbean Sea.
With T&T being recognized as one of the most polluted small island states in the world, one group of geologists are determined to their part to build environmental consciousness among the youth.
President of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Trinidad Chapter Amrit Cooblal believes if young ones learn to love the earth they will influence their family to do more to recycle and to stop pollution in T&T.
Two districts in Trinidad and Tobago have been voted among the most charming beach towns in the Caribbean.
They are Maracas Bay in Trinidad and Castara Bay in Tobago.
The votes came via a survey by TravelMag.com which invited more than 300 travel writers, social media influencers and in-the-know travel professionals to name their favorite beach destinations in the region.
The respondents were asked to identify their favorite charming towns or villages after which the votes were added to determine the final 20 destinations.
Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat has instructed Chief Game Warden Denny Dipchand to pursue a criminal investigation against a man who was videotaped killing a green anaconda to make a cook.
Rambharat said that once the suspect is caught, the police can file charges under the Conservation of Wild Life Act.
Once regarded as a curse in the community of Indian Walk, the Devil's Woodyard mud volcano is now considered a blessing.
Over $60,000 in fees from visitors have been raised by Princes Town Regional Corporation.
Its been one year since the volcano erupted in Princes Town sending more than 24,000 tonnes of volcanic mud spewing up into the air.
Since its eruption on February 13 last year, the site has attracted thousands of local and international tourists.
Less than an hour after four men appeared in court this morning charged with possession of a green turtle, the animal was released back into the sea.
Geogory David, 56, a supervisor, Owen Vialva, 47, a fisherman, Phillip Phagoo, 26, a construction worker and Michael Joseph, 38, labourer of Cedros were each granted $50,000 bail with clerk of the peace approval.
They appeared before Point Fortin First Court Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan who also fixed a cash bail for each of them in the sum of $15,000.
Researchers have returned to continue soil tests on earthquake devastated lands in Los Iros with the hope of finding out why land formations occurred following the 6.9 magnitude earthquake last August.
The tests are being done at Los Iros near the bubbling Erin Bouff mud volcanoes on the southern coasts which have been oozing liquid mud.
The slurries from the Anglais Point Mud Volcano at Lorensotte have reached down to the sea.