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Vacancy: Newcastle University has two short-term marine research assistant positions

Based in the School of Marine Science and Technology, there is a unique opportunity to use interdisciplinary research approaches to support effective coral reef management. You will work on a project which aims to identify major threats to coral reef health and the most appropriate management interventions for the UKOTs and governance structures to support […]

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The problem of coastal erosion in Anguilla

The problem of coastal erosion in Anguilla

The shrinking coastline is “an ever-growing cause for concern”.

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Eastern Caribbean states pursuing a “green growth agenda”

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States met in February to discuss possibilities for financing a green growth agenda. Peter Richards reports for IPS News: As developing countries urgently seek new sources of financing to cope with problems linked to climate change, delegates from the nine-nation Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) met here last week […]

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Postgraduate scholarship for Caribbean nationals studying disaster risk management

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) has launched a scholarship programme for Caribbean nationals pursuing graduate studies in disaster risk management and related areas, including meteorology and climate change: The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) is pleased to announce the launch of its Extra-Regional Scholarship Programme for Caribbean nationals. Through this programme, CCRIF […]

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In Anguilla, energy sector being reformed to promote adoption of renewable energy

News received via e-mail from the Anguilla Renewable Energy Office: Anguilla has received funding from the Climate and Development Knowledge Network to support legislative changes that will faciliate and encourage the local adoption of renewable energy. More information is provided in a recent press release from the office of the Minister responsible for Energy: Fellow […]

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Anguillan Clarissa Lloyd selected for Conservation Leadership training

Clarissa Lloyd of the Anguilla National Trust will be the Caribbean representative in the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders class of 2012-2013. According to a post on the Trust’s Facebook page: Earlier this year, Clarissa Lloyd, ANT Terrestrial and Wetlands Conservation Officer, submitted an application to the Caribbean Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (C-EWCL) initiative. The C-EWCL […]

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Durrell Trust reports successful captive breeding of the endangered Lesser Antillean Iguana

In other, more positive iguana news, the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey, has reported the first successful captive breeding in over a decade of the endangered Lesser Antillean Iguana (Iguana delicatissima, distinct from the green or common iguana, Iguana iguana). The BBC reports: Two rare Caribbean iguanas have been born at the Durrell Wildlife […]

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Anguilla National Trust launches environmental education programme for youth

The Anguilla National Trust is running an after-school environmental education programme: On Friday 30 September, the Anguilla National Trust launched their Environment. Research. Action Programme (ERAP), an afterschool environmental education programme for young people between the ages of 12 and 18. Twenty-eight enthusiastic young people with a keen interest in the environment have registered for […]

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Anguilla National Trust to screen “The End of the Line”, a documentary about global overfishing

The Anguilla National Trust is restarting its lecture/documentary series with a screening of the film The End of the Line: The Anguilla National Trust is re-launching its lecture-documentary series on Wednesday 12 October by presenting the film “The End of the Line” at 6.30pm at the Auditorium of the Teachers Resource Centre (upstairs, public library). […]

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New network of marine protected areas includes Anguilla, Saba, Statia, St. Barths, St. Maarten and St. Martin

Representatives from six Caribbean territories are meeting in St. Martin to launch a new network of marine protected areas: The Reserve Naturelle organizes the first exchange meeting for marine protected areas of St. Martin, St. Maarten, St. Barths, Anguilla, Saba and Statia. The four-day meeting started [on Monday] with a lunch at the Mercure hotel, […]

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Posting here at the Green Antilles blog is on hiatus right now, but you can still get green news from, for and about the Caribbean at the Green Antilles Facebook page.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]