Environmental issues in Haiti

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Climate change is a very big terror in Haiti and Haiti is not responsible, environment minister said

Joseph Jouthe - Haiti Environment Minister Haiti's Environment minister Joseph Jouthe made it clear at the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that Haiti suffers big time from climate change though she is not responsible for it. more »

28 Haitians arrested in the Dominican Republic for cutting down trees in a National Park

PHOTO: Haitians arrested in the Domincian Republic Environment / Deforestation -- 28 undocumented Haitians were arrested in the Dominican Republic for "conuquismo", the practice of burning of forests in order to make charcoal. more »

Haiti is closer to losing its rich biodiversity than almost any other country in the world, expert says

Deforestation in Haiti - View of Haiti's deforested mountains near Los Cacaos, Plateau Central Haiti Read this... By the year 2035 more than half Haiti's species will be wiped out. Haiti is closer to losing its rich biodiversity than almost any other country in the world, says Temple University scientist Blair Hedges. more »

Haiti Environment: Trees are replaced by concrete, this screws up the water cycle

Haiti - Jalousie Slum In Living Color Deforestation is a big problem in Haiti. In many parts of Haiti, especially in and around the major cities, trees are replaced by concrete and this is the reason why the water cycle in Haiti is in big trouble. Read this... more »

Total 15 dead and 330 wounded from recent Haiti Earthquake

President Jovenel Moise visits the people affected by October 2018 Haiti Earthquake The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Northern Haiti Saturday left 15 people dead and 330 others wounded according to the director general of The Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC), an entity managed by the Ministry of Interior (MICT) more »

Trash Burning in Haiti, It's really bad for your health (VIDEO)

PHOTO: How Haitians get rid of trash, they burn it, plastic, styrofoam, whatever Most Haitians get rid of trash by burning it but... Did you know? There are some very serious health effects from burning trash, yet Haitians do it everyday not even thinking about the consequences. Read this... more »

Environmental advantages of local production in Haiti

Konbit : Haitian Farmers working together planting crops in Plateau Central Haiti What are the environmental advantages of local production in Haiti? Read this... more »

Haiti Celebrates World Environment Day 2018, beating plastic pollution

City of Pilate, Northern Haiti - View from Morne Calvaire World Environment Day is widely celebrated in over 100 countries including the Republic of Haiti on Tuesday June 05 2018. The theme for World Environment Day 2018 was beating plastic pollution. more »

Haiti's government wants ZERO dead during Hurricane Season 2018

PHOTO: Flooding in Cap Haitien Haiti - Residents trying to push a vehicle out of the flood water Haitian prime minister Jack Guy Lafontant his his government discusses all the options at a recent council of minister (Conseil des Minister). The objective is ZERO dead during the 2018 hurricane season. more »

Haiti Environment - Landslides reported in Carrefour Feuiles following constant rainfall

Glissement de terrain Carrefour Feuilles Haiti akoz tout lapli ki tonbe yo - Environment Haiti's Civil Protection reports... A landslide occurred early morning Friday at Carrefour-Feuilles, Port-au-Prince following intense rainfalls in the past few days. more »