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Jamaica’s environment or Jamaica’s economy…Why is there a choice?

Jamaica’s environment or Jamaica’s economy…Why is there a choice? by Dr. Lester C. Facey Often when I think of environmental affairs in Jamaica I am inclined to examine the current state of affairs and the decisions that are made in the best interest of the people.  Environmental decision making is a process that should be grounded in the notion of sustainability – a socio-ecological process characterized by the pursuit of a common ideal; this ideal must place the environment...