Get Involved

ARE YOU CONCERNED THAT PROSPECTING, QUARRYING OR MINING MIGHT BE ALLOWED IN COCKPIT COUNTRY?

Here are five things you can do to get involved:

1. DONATE

Send us a donation, no matter how small. Cheques should be made payable to the Jamaica Environment Trust, with a clear notation “Cockpit Country Campaign.” Donations can also be made directly to any branch of First Caribbean International Bank, Account No. 114919513, Jamaica Environment Trust.

2. WRITE

  • Write a letter of concern or objection to the newspapers
    Gleaner: editorial@gleanerjm.com or letters@jamaica-gleaner.com
    Jamaica Observer: editorial@jamaicaobserver.com
  • Write to the Prime Minister

The Most Hon. Andrew Holness
Prime Minister
Office of the Prime Minister
Jamaica House
1 Devon Road
Kingston 10

Email: primeminister@opm.gov.jm

  • Write to your Member of Parliament

3. SPEAK OUT

If you are in contact with any senior government official or senior private sector representative, raise the issue with them. Let them know you don’t want mining or quarrying in Cockpit Country. If you have media contacts, ask them to do stories.

4. HELP US FIND AMBASSADORS

If you know anyone with a large social media following (e.g. local celebrities and public personalities), ask them to support the campaign.

5. INFORM YOURSELF

Find out more about Cockpit Country HERE.

Other Resources are listed below:

Learn more. Talk to people from the area. Know what’s at stake.