News from the Region
The Green Grotto caves in Jamaica recently recieved an award for its environmental practices.
A recently released book comments on additional resources needed to fully address the the three main contributors to GHG emissions in the Caribbean.
Jamaican Environment Minister urges younger generation to take care of the Earth.
A Belgian company announces its plans to recycle plastic from waste retrieved from the sea.
The government of Puerto Rico has created a protected zone on the island's coast to protect leatherback turtles.
Article details how pollution is affecting marine mammals.
Researchers discuss link between volcanic derived airborne particles and air pollution and slow coral reef growth.
CARIFORUM states to benefit from EU project, funding training in sustainable fisheries management.
CARICOM countries have agreed to have at least one biosphere reserve created in each member state.
Concerns are mounting about the disappearance of some frog species in Puerto Rico.
A U.S Federal Report claims that forest fires will intensify by 2050.
Barbados is listed as one of the countries that were successful in the green economy study.
Fisheries managers were trained to deal with the impacts of climate change at workshop in St.Lucia.
In Bahamas, April is designated Coastal Awareness Month to raise awareness about the importance of marine biodiversity.
Suriname will receive almost 4 million dollars to participate in the UN REDD initiatives.
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency describes a sobering 55% of American rivers as in poor condition due to nutrient pollution and land development.
Nevis moves to market itself as an island for small luxury cruise ships.