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Video: Building the future we want – the Caribbean Challenge initiative in Grenada

Showcasing the Government leadership of Grenada to safeguard their marine and coastal environment for future generations.

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Video: Rarity to Recovery – the story of the Antiguan Racer Snake

Filmmaker Kevin Collins visits Antigua and Barbuda and speaks to several experts whose tireless efforts are catapulting the Antiguan racer snake from rarity to recovery.

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Video: Champion of the Mangroves, Union Island, the Grenadines

On Union Island, Ann Harvey’s story of the mangroves demonstrates the protective power of nature and green infrastructure.

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Economic impact assessment of recreational fishing in the Caribbean

Recreational fisheries are prevalent in most Caribbean islands, though to date, the socio-economic characteristics of this sector are poorly studied. World Fishing and Aquaculture comments on a Manual which will assess the economic impacts of recreational fisheries in the Wider Caribbean Region: The aim of the manual is to increase awareness and understanding among decision […]

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Weekend photos: peacock flounders

Peacock flounder, © Michael Buchanan

The peacock flounder changes its color and the pattern on its skin to exactly match the sea floor. One of the eyes recognizes the pattern of its surroundings. If this eye is covered by sand, the peacock flounder can’t camouflage itself. (Via) These photos, both taken by Michael Buchanan, were entries in the first international […]

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New project to improve Caribbean cocoa production

Cocoa tree, Dominica

Scientists from the University of Greenwich, in cooperation with the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the Jamaica Cocoa Board will be carrying out research on ways to increase cocoa production in the Caribbean by improving pollination rates: The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) [at the University of Greenwich] is collaborating with the University of Trinidad […]

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UN warns that over 1 million people in Haiti are threatened by food insecurity as a result of natural disasters

Flooding of a coastal town after Hurricane Sandy, Haiti

The United Nations has warned that natural disasters continue to exacerbate food insecurity in Haiti: The United Nations food relief agency today warned that more than 1.5 million Haitians could remain at risk of food insecurity well into 2013 if they do not receive adequate assistance to recover from a series of natural disasters that […]

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Can the Caribbean survive climate induced impacts?

The UN Climate Change Conference 2012 is being held in Quatar this week. Caribbean 360 reports on concerns of survivability […]

Green Antilles interview: Salome Buglass, Masters student at UBC, asks Have Tobago’s corals survived mass bleaching?

It is my joy to present the second Green Antilles interview. Salome Buglass is a Master’s student at the University […]

World Ocean Assessment workshop for the Caribbean

On November 13-15, a World Ocean Assessment Workshop was held for the Wider Caribbean in Miami, Florida. The Workshop for […]

Barbados government planning to award offshore oil exploration licences

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The government of Barbados has announced its attention to award offshore oil exploration licences to BHP Billiton: Barbados will soon […]

Have Tobago’s corals survived mass bleaching?

Via Rockethub, Salome Buglass provides information about her university research project, which is searching for the answer to this critical […]