A Short Tribute to The Likkle Lizard

Salute to the beautiful Jamaican Iguana; you are impressive in both size and demeanour.

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I was inspired to share these photographs with you, my dear readers. As you are no doubt aware, Goat Islands in the Portland Bight Protected Area remains threatened by a mega-port, which the Jamaican Government wants China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to build in this beautiful area on Jamaica’s south coast, consisting of pristine mangroves (and yes, I have seen them for myself), fish sanctuaries, dry limestone forest and other increasingly rare and important wildlife habitats). For more about Goat Islands, and to join the campaign against the destruction of this area, go to savegoatislands.org and visit the websites of the Jamaica Environment Trust and the Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation (C-CAM).

The Jamaican iguaua, Cyclura collei, is a critically endangered species from the Hellshire Hills in Portland Bight Protected Area, Jamaica. (Photo: Robin Moore) The Jamaican iguaua, Cyclura collei, is a critically endangered species from the Hellshire Hills in Portland Bight Protected Area. Here are babies getting to know each other! (Photo: Robin Moore)

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I am a Jamaican journalist, writer, development worker and nascent 'social media student'. I have had a longstanding interest in environmental reporting, thanks in part to my first editor and good friend, Charmaine Clarke, who threw me, head first, into the coverage of same. I have no regrets.

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