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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 [...]
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 [...]
UN warns that over 1 million people in Haiti are threatened by food insecurity as a result of natural disasters
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 [...]
The government of Barbados has announced its attention to award offshore oil exploration licences to BHP Billiton: Barbados will soon be awarding offshore oil drilling licences to energy firm BHP Billiton, the government announced in a release Tuesday. The licences will be for the Carlisle Bay and Bimshire blocks. Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said [...]