Flying fish. Image credit: John Cobb.
Fisheries

Eastern Caribbean countries participate in project to manage shared flyingfish fishery

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is leading several countries in projects to support sustainable management of the Eastern Caribbean flyingfish fishery: Seven Caribbean countries are participating in a recently launched series of subprojects which the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is leading under a sustainable management initiative for the …

International Atomic Energy Agency
Hazardous Substances and Waste

International Atomic Energy Agency building Caribbean capacity to manage radioactive sources

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in partnership with the US Department of Energy, has been providing guidance and support to six Caribbean countries to enable them to better manage radiation sources: Through an ongoing regional technical cooperation project, and in partnership with the United States Department of Energy (US …

Crested Oropendola. Image credit: Alistair Rae
Biodiversity

A birder’s guide to Trinidad

According to this article from Discover Trinidad and Tobago, it’s peak birding season in Trinidad right now: The island is blessed with nearly 500 recorded species — among the top 10 countries in the world for number of species per square mile. Peak birding season is November–May, but there’s lots …