Soufriere Hills, Montserrat. Image: Jennifer Krauel.
Biodiversity

Brexit implications for conservation in the Caribbean

The UK’s Independent reports on how the loss of access to European Union conservation funding after Brexit could impact conservation programmes in UK overseas territories in the Caribbean and elsewhere: Whales migrating across the Atlantic Ocean, turtles in the Caribbean and unique cloud forests in St Helena are all under …

Experts from St. Martin and Anguilla shared their work on nature and heritage. Image: Jenn Yerkes
Biodiversity

Hundreds discover St. Martin wildlife at Endemic Animal Festival

Les Fruit de Mer media release — Nearly 300 people learned about the animals that live only on St. Martin at the fifth annual Endemic Animal Festival on Sunday. They were welcomed by over 30 volunteers and experts sharing diverse topics like nature in St. Martin literature, sharks, iguanas, native plants …

Caribbean spiny lobster. Image credit: Adam
Biodiversity

Anguilla National Trust receives funding for construction of lobster “casitas”

The Anguilla National Trust has received funding from the European Union to help restore the Little Bay Marine Park as a habitat for the Caribbean spiny lobster: The European Union’s Voluntary Scheme for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Territories of European Overseas (BEST) recently confirmed €100,000 in project funding to …