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Forest rehabilitation in St. Martin

In an article for the Ecology Global Network, Betsy Crowfoot highlights reforestation work taking place at Loterie Farm, St. Martin: On the Caribbean island of Sint Martin/St Maarten, where high-rise resorts and development have scoured much of the landscape, a private reserve is seeking to reintroduce and protect forest habitat. Loterie Farm is a 135 […]

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Marine mammal sanctuary to be set up in the French Caribbean

A conservation area for the protection of marine mammals is to be created in the waters of the French West Indies: On 5th October 2010, in Montego Bay (Jamaica), during the meeting of the Parties to the Convention of the Caribbean Sea (the Carthagène agreement and SPAW protocol), the French government officially announced, through Mr. […]

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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 […]