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Marine Pollution - A Caribbean Perspective


May 19, 2021 12:47 PM

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Tamoy Singh Clarke
Programme Assistant @United Nations Environment Programme
Ms Tamoy Singh Clarke is an Administrative and Project Management Professional with over 15 years of experience in the environmental non-profit sector. She has worked with organizations, which include, the Jamaica Environment Trust, where she was responsible for overseeing their administrative functions and environmental education programmes. Her experience includes working with Jamaican schools and communities, both rural and urban, sensitizing them on various environmental conservation and advocacy issues. Tamoy has also worked and volunteered with other environmental organizations which include the Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation, Earthcorps USA and the Caribbean Youth Environment Network. She currently works with the UNEP, Cartegena Convention Secretariat, as a Temporary Programme Assistant for the SPAW and LBS Protocols. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of the West Indies Mona and is also a certified Project Management Professional.
Lavina Alexander
Sustainable Development and Environment Officer @Sustainable Development & Environment Division
Lavina Alexander is from Saint Lucia, the Helen of the West Indies. Lavina holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Water Resources Technology and Management. Lavina's current responsibility includes Coastal Zone Management and related issues. Earlier she was with the Saint Lucia National Trust, where she was responsible for protected areas management and natural heritage conservation. Now at the frontline in coastal zone management and ocean governance at the SDED, Lavina is currently charged with facilitating the integration of coastal zone and maritime issues into the wider context of national sustainable development pursuits. Marine litter is one of these issues. She currently serves as the national focal point for the Cartagena Convention Land-Based Sources of Marine Pollution (LBS) Protocol in Saint Lucia. She is exploring avenues to address marine litter management in Saint Lucia.
Dr Legena Henry
Lecturer for Renewable Energy @University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
Dr Legena Henry, PhD, is an MIT S.M. graduate and a Mechanical Engineer, who is now the Lecturer for Renewable Energy at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, specializing in Renewable Energy and Applied Mechanics. Her PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, represents the completion of "An Analytical Approach to the Statistical Moments associated with large ocean waves," which she started at the Center for Ocean Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she received an S.M. (Master of Science) in Mechanical Engineering. She researches sustainable energy sources in the Caribbean.