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Applications open for 2013 cohort of Kinship Conservation Fellows

Kinship Conservation Fellows

Maybe 2013 will be the year that the Kinship Conservation programme gets its first Fellow from the Caribbean? Applications Open for 2013 Cohort of Kinship Conservation Fellows Program to run June 29 – July 26; applications close January 26, 2013. Chicago, Illinois, November 1, 2012: Kinship Foundation has opened applications for its 2013 cohort of […]

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Voices4Climate: a global competition for the best climate photos, videos, music videos and podcasts

Voices4Climate

Green Antilles received a message earlier this week about the international Voices4Climate competition: Voices4Climate is a Photo/Video and Music Competition to raise awareness about climate change issues around the world. We are trying really hard to involve every country of the world in this project. We … would like to ask you to join our […]

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Internship opportunity: climate change internship available through the Caribbean Youth Environment Network

Notice via the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN): Dear Colleagues of CYEN: A funding opportunity through the support of an European government one young activist has been invited (through a competative process) for a 8-10 week internship with an international climate change non-governmental organisation. The intern must be under 35 years old and must be […]

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Caribbean to benefit from Smithsonian marine biodiversity project

Outcome magazine reports on a major long-term project to study coastal marine biodiversity and ecosystems around the globe, and which includes a field location in Belize. The project is made possible by a $10 million donation from Suzanne and Michael Tennenbaum, to the Smithsonian research institute. The goal of the project—Smithsonian’s Tennenbaum Marine Observatories—is to […]

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Small Island Developing States Ministers meet to prepare for Rio+20

Ministers from small island developing states (SIDS) recently met informally to discuss sustainable energy development and their negotiating positions in advance of the upcoming Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: An informal ministerial meeting took place to address small island developing States’ (SIDS) position for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), […]

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Video: Let’s Do It, Caribbean!

The Let’s Do It World Cleanup 2012 is a growing global movement that aims to mobilize communities to make the world a cleaner place: There’s 100 million tons of illegal garbage lying around the world. Waste is everywhere – in cities, beaches, oceans, forests. To change this we have to come together and create a […]

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Global Partnership for Oceans

The Global Partnership for Oceans is a new initiative intended to protect the world’s oceans, the life they contain and the livelihoods they support: The Global Partnership for Oceans is a growing alliance of governments, international organizations, civil society groups, and private sector interests committed to addressing the threats to the health, productivity and resilience […]

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World Water Day 2012 message for the Caribbean

World Water Day 2012 message for the Caribbean

A World Water Day 2012 message from Florita Kentish, FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean.

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World Water Day 2012

World Water Day 2012

World Water Day is held every year on March 22. In 2012, the emphasis is on water and food security.

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IUCN names Guyana’s Bharrat Jagdeo as a Patron of Nature

Former Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has named former Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo as a High Level Envoy and Patron of Nature: Former Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo is set to take on two roles within the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Jagdeo, who was succeeded by Donald Ramotar […]

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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 […]

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 […]