Tyrell Gittens is a conservationist, environmentalist, geographer and journalist from Trinidad and Tobago. Tyrell holds a BSc (double major) in Geography and Environmental Management as well as an MSc in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development for the University of the West Indies St Augustine Campus. Tyrell has been a journalist since the age of 19 and has published articles in all three of Trinidad and Tobago's national newspapers. He is currently a freelance writer for the UWI Today Magazine and Project Coordinator of The Cropper Foundation's Cari-Bois Environmental News Network. Tyrell was a youth delegate at the 2022 Montreal Biodiversity Conference (COP15) and virtually reported on the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) with Climate Tracker.
Cari Bois is a national community that brings together communities, activists, academics, scientists and journalists, to tell their own stories around the environmental impact of the extractive sector in Trinidad and Tobago, and wider irresponsible development.