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Lectures

Would you like to set up a recycling project at your school or office? Do you need information on environmentally sensitive areas and species? Or maybe you would like to find out about the impacts that climate change has on human health and the environment?
If you need to know about these and other environmental issues, our Environmental Education Officers are always ready to deliver lectures and presentations to members of the public. They visit schools and tertiary institutions, businesses, community groups, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Faith-Based Organisations (FBOs) and any other civil society groups that need information and guidance.
The following are examples of topics, target audiences, as well as the procedure for requesting lectures and presentations from the EMA.

Environmental Topics/Lectures

  • Role of the EMA
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Environmental Laws
  • The CEC Process
  • Air Pollution
  • Water Pollution
  • Noise Pollution
  • Marine Pollution
  • Lead Pollution
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmentally Sensitive Areas and Species
  • Wetlands (e.g. swamps, rivers, coral reefs)
  • Our Environment (featuring T&T’s natural environment)
  • Healthy Ecosystems, Healthy Lifestyles
  • Climate Change and Global Warming
  • Ozone Layer
  • Overpackaging, Overconsumption and Littering
  • Water Conservation
  • Environmental Jobs
  • Environmentally-Sound (sustainable) Office Practices
  • Green Lifestyles

 

Target Audiences

  • Pre-Schools/Early Childhood Centres
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Secondary Schools’ Special Groups
    • Chemistry Students
    • Geography Students
    • Environmental Science / Caribbean Studies
  • Vocational Schools
  • Tertiary Education Institutions
  • Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations
  • Service Clubs
  • Faith Based Organizations
  • Business Community
  • General Organizations
  • Informal Children's Group; Community Groups
  • Vacation Camps

Procedure For  Requesting Lectures
Send a letter requesting lecture to the Managing Director, or for more details contact the Senior Environmental Education Officers at 628-8042, Ext. 2303 or  645-7739, Ext. 4262.

  • Letter must state:
    • Date and time (start and end time) of session
    • Venue for lecture
    • Topic(s) interested in
    • Intended purpose of lecture
    • Audience e.g. primary school standard one; technical staff etc.
    • Contact person

Once request is approved, notification will be sent to the person requesting the lecture.

Water Guide Noise Guide Air Guide Biodiversity Guide CEC Guide