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Marc De Verteuil

Sunday, November 20, 2016
There is such drama in this headline. It is intentional. The word “kills” grabs your attention. It is a play on your negativity bias. Our brain is more influenced by danger than pleasure.
Monday, November 14, 2016
​Trinidad’s North Coast is a beautiful but fragile environment.
Monday, November 7, 2016
​Today the COP 22 United Nations climate change talks kick off in Marrakech, Morocco.
Monday, October 31, 2016
​Trinidad and Tobago has the sixth highest per capita ecological footprint in the world. If everybody on earth were to live like a Trinidadian or Tobagonian, we would need 4.64 planets.
Monday, October 24, 2016
​The one thousand-room Sandals resort at No-Man’s Land in Tobago, could be the final blow for the Buccoo reef that protects it. If the reef dies, Tobago Sandals might die with it.
Monday, October 10, 2016
​There is a constant barrage of negative news about the environment. I’m guilty of giving you a dose of it each week.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Trinidad & Tobago cannot develop any new oil or gas fields. All onshore and offshore exploration must be halted immediately.
Monday, September 26, 2016
​I remember the tail end of the Age of Donkeys.
Monday, September 19, 2016
​The broken window theory suggests a connection between litter and crime.
Monday, August 29, 2016
​There was a lot of criticism about the lack of transparency surrounding the No-Man’s-Land Sandals deal. Sea level rise however, a far greater threat, took place in full view.