Save The Cockpit Country

As a Jamaican and someone who is very concerned about the destruction of natural habitats and the effects this will have on human lives, I know that Jamaica’s Cockpit Country is only a speck in the global context of things but it is in the heartland of the country in which I was born and […]


The Effects Of Altitude

How your body responds to lack of oxygen The altitude problem for your body is the shortage of oxygen. As you climb higher, the air gets thinner. At 4200 metres (the highest point on the Classic Inca Trail) atmospheric pressure is little over half its sea level value; at 5000 metres (the highest on Salkantay) […]