Tropical Forest Restoration online course.
Biodiversity

Training opportunity: Online Certificate in Tropical Forest Landscapes

The Yale Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative, in collaboration with the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, has launched a new online certificate programme, Tropical Forest Landscapes: Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use: This yearlong program consists of four eight-week online courses, a capstone project and an optional field course in …

Opportunity

Opportunity: Commonwealth Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards 2019

The Commonwealth Secretariat is inviting nominations for the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards: The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards will celebrate outstanding innovators and innovations that are helping Commonwealth countries and their people achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advance the values in the Commonwealth Charter that …

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Opportunity

Opportunity: media training for environmental journalists on land degradation issues

The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is providing sponsorship for selected environmental journalists from the Caribbean to receive media training in issues relating to land degradation, desertification and drought. The journalists will also get the opportunity to cover the upcoming meeting of the Committee for the …

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
Opportunity

Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund invites applications for 2018 funding

Media release —  The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the availability of funding to support studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of any single island or island state in the insular Caribbean. Funded through the Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at …

Eden Roc at Cap Cana. Source: edenroccapcana.com
Opportunity

Opportunity: Eden Roc at Cap Cana seeks sustainability advisor

Luxury resort Eden Roc at Cap Cana, in the Dominican Republic, has launched an Instagram competition to find a Sustainability Advisor: As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Eden Roc at Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic has launched a global search for a Sustainability Advisor this summer. The …

Sargassum in Antigua and Barbuda. Image: via Phikwe Goodwin/Antigua Sargassum Seaweed Observations
Oceans

Call for expressions of interest for sargassum seaweed removal in Antigua and Barbuda

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is inviting expressions of interest for the supply of equipment and machinery for the cost-effective removal of sargassum at sea and on beaches: During the past 5 years Antigua & Barbuda has been negatively impacted by the influx Sargassum seaweed on the beaches, threatening both …

Wigton WInd Farm, Jamaica. Image: via Panoramio
Energy

Training opportunity: Photovoltaic system design, at Wigton Wind Farm, Jamaica

The renewable energy training laboratory at the Wigton Wind Farm in Jamaica is providing training in photovoltaic system design: Registration is now open for Wigton Wind Farm Limited’s upcoming training course in photovoltaic system design, from June 18 to 22. The week-long course, to be held at Wigton’s renewable energy …