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Video: Nikita Shiel-Rolle, Marine Conservationist, The Bahamas

Youth-IN Visions highlights the stories and lives of 30 Caribbean Youth who are working through various fields and interest to shape and change the dynamics of their communities. One of those young people is Nikita Shiel-Rolle of The Bahamas, marine biologist and founder of the non-profit environmental organization Young Marine Explorers (YME). You can find […]

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Weekend photo: Bahama Woodstar

Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae)

The Bahama Woodstar is a small species of hummingbird being approximately 3½ to 4 inches in length. It has greenish upper parts, a white chest and rufous lower underparts. Adult males have iridescent violet throat feathers which are strikingly beautiful when seen in the sunlight, but appear black when seen from a distance. … The […]

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Weekend recap – November 3, 2012

The top 4 new posts on Green Antilles in the last week or so: 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. Sustainable Birding Tourism Plan launched in The […]

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Sustainable Birding Tourism Plan launched in The Bahamas

Flamingo, The Bahamas

The Bahamas is seeking to establish itself as a destination of choice for birders: Led by the Sustainable Tourism Unit and with the support of Small Planet Consulting, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (Web: www.bahamas.com) recently launched their first-ever birding tourism development plan. The preparation of the plan was championed by Earlston McPhee, head of […]

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At Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2012, Bahamian consultant presents model renewable energy legislation for the Caribbean

Bahamas Weekly reports on the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum happening now at the Ritz Carlton, San Juan, Puerto Rico: Delegates and stakeholders from around the Caribbean are attending a workshop led by Bahamian environmental attorney and consultant Romi Ferreira to review proposed legislation governing renewable energy. “Going forward, how we manage the energy sector, how […]

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New EcoDivers certified in The Bahamas; Reef Check network expanded to Exuma Cays

New EcoDivers certified in The Bahamas; Reef Check network expanded to Exuma Cays

The Reef Check Exuma team has agreed to assemble twice per year to conduct surveys at North Horseshoe Reef.

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Caribbean Sustainable Energy Road Map: Call to Participate on a Study Tour

The Caribbean Community is invited expressions of interest for participation in a Sustainable Energy Study Tour: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank to support the development of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Road Map. The Secretariat intends to apply part of the proceeds to fund a Study Tour which […]

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Ashden Awards to offer recognition for sustainable energy initiatives in small island developing states

Small Island Developing States Awards 2013

The Ashden Awards are seeking enterprises and programs who: • Increasing the use of renewable energy and improving energy efficiency. • Bringing economic and social benefits while demonstrably cutting CO2 emissions. • Using approaches that can expand or be replicated across small island developing states. This includes activities related to: • Greening the electricity grid. […]

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First Caribbean Water and Wastewater Congress – Bahamas, October 1-5th

Eric Rose reports for the Bahamas Information Services: The Bahamas is set to welcome more than 200 participants from as many as 30 countries in the region, as the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC), in conjunction with the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA), will be hosting the CWWA’s 21st Annual Conference and Exhibition and […]

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Alternative Power Sources, The Bahamas

Alternative Power Sources, Bahamas

From the Nassau Guardian, an interview with Guilden Gilbert of Alternative Power Sources (Bahamas) Ltd: [The Guardian]: Tell us about your company. Guilden: We are a full renewable energy company also providing energy saving options like LED lighting for virtually any application. From the renewable energy perspective, we offer Photovoltaic (PV) systems, solar street and […]

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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 […]