Farmers working on their vegetable plot in the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, where forests are showing signs of degradation. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPS
Working to Cope with Climate Change, Jamaica Calculates Costs
By Zadie Neufville
KINGSTON, April 8, 2012 (IPS) - Jamaican authorities are aiming to transform an island that experts say faces one of the worst climate risks in the world into a nation "equipped to prepare for and respond to the negative impacts of climate change".