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S2/ Ep8: Daylight Come for Environmental Activism with Diana McCaulay

S2/ Ep8: Daylight Come for Environmental Activism with Diana McCaulay

After working the land all night, home is where one wants to be when daylight come. But, what if your Caribbean home is deadly hot because of climate change or the depletion of natural, protective resources? What would happen if daylight kills? This episode features Diana McCaulay, the author of Daylight Come (2020) and four other amazing novels that explore her real Jamaica. Diana is also, notably, a sharp environmental activist and was the founder and CEO of Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). Amongst other missions, Diana has been at the forefront of the 25-year battle against bauxite mining in Jamaica’s Cockpit Country. Our conversation is a matter of life and death for this sun-soaked island in the sea. Listen in now and support the mission by following JET on social media.  Together we can stop the mining and protect Jamaica. << Episode Reading List: Dog-Heart (2010), Huracan (2012), Gone to Drift (2016), White Liver Gal (2017), and Daylight Come (2020) all by Diana McCaulay. And read her non-fiction words in PREE @ www.preelit.com >> << Episode Music List: "Day-O/ Banana Boat Song" by Harry Belafonte (1956).>>

Duration: 1 hr 24 min

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