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Members of the Agency’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Unit learn to assemble and operate the Sensefly eBeex fixed-wing drone unit, which the Forestry Department recently acquired to conduct forest mapping. As a scientific organisation, we embrace new technologies that will help us be more effective and efficient.

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Over 1200 seedlings planted for NTPD 2021


Over 1200 seedlings were planted across the island in observance of National Tree Planting Day which was commemorated...

Jamaica to benefit from CityAdapt project


Jamaica is one of three countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to benefit from a project to increase the capaci...

Over 13 hectares of forests destroyed by fire in less than two months


Fires continue to be one of the leading causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Jamaica with over 13 hectar...