CONSERVATION PROJECTS

The Jamaica Environment Trust’s (JET) conservation initiatives have included education for fishers, community partnerships to monitor sea turtle nesting, management of the Pedro Bank fish sanctuary and a marine mammal programme.

Save the Jamaican Iguana

  The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is partnering with the International Iguana Foundation (IIF) and other local stakeholders to raise awareness about and help protect the Jamaican Iguana - an important endemic Jamaican species. The Jamaican Iguana (Cyclura collei)...

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Save Jamaica’s Sea Turtles

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has worked with communities in Portland, St. Elizabeth and Westmoreland to monitor sea turtle nesting. Community members and NGOs have been trained in sea turtle biology and monitoring, and received...

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The Pedro Bank & Cays

The South West Cay Special Fisheries Conservation Area is located on the Pedro Bank, some 90 miles south-west of Jamaica. The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has provided management, patrol, biological monitoring (fish, coral and birds)...

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Keep Marine Mammals Free in the Caribbean Sea

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has organized campaigns to resist captive dolphin facilities and whaling across the Caribbean. JET has helped coordinate a number of marine mammal stranding rescues with the help of the Caribbean...

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