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Colombia - Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: 'One Million Corals for Colombia'

The marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a thousand square kilometres of coral reef awaits those who take the plunge.

Caribbean
Recreation

Caribbean - Scientists Create First-Ever Guidelines to Help Caribbean Tourism Sector Conserve Coral Reefs

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (June 21, 2022) – At a critical time for economies and the ocean, The Nature Conservancy, the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association and the United Nations Environment Programme joined forces to create, for the first time in the Caribbean, a guide to coral reef restoration designed specifically for the tourism sector.

Caribbean
Advocacy

Puerto Rico - Coastal gentrification in Puerto Rico is displacing people and damaging mangroves and wetlands

As world travel rebounds after two years of COVID-19 shutdowns and restrictions, marketers and the media are promoting Puerto Rico as an accessible hot spot destination for continental U.S. travelers.

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Local

Carib - Angry Beach Bay residents rail against developers

(CNS): Residents in the Beach Bay area expressed their anger and frustration over a proposed major resort development in their quiet residential community when they came face to face with a representative for the overseas developers at a meeting Tuesday evening.

Caribbean
Advocacy

BZ - Nature And People Positive Solutions: The Nature Conservancy In Belize

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has a storied history of local, regional, and global environmental protection and conservation efforts centered on sound principles and comprehensive solutions. Since 1951, TNC has used a collaborative approach that engages communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners to combat some of our world’s toughest challenges like climate change and food and water sustainability.

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Science

Carib - Blue Belt extends to the Caribbean, as Turks and Caicos Islands join flagship marine conservation programme

Announcement made by Lord Goldsmith at UK Overseas Territories World Ocean Day Small Islands – Big Impact Event in London.

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Science

Carib - “Holy Grail” of Shipwrecks off Colombia Discovered With “200 Tons of Gold & Silver, Worth Billions

Researchers have released new details about the discovery of a centuries-old shipwreck holding up to $17 billion worth of sunken treasure off the coast of Colombia. Just don’t ask them to mark the spot with an “X” on any map.

Caribbean
Science

World - Seafields: An Innovative Ocean-Based Nature-Enhancing Solution To Climate Change with Sargassum

One company, UK-based Seafields Solutions, is in the late planning stages of a project that aims at enhancing the natural marine carbon cycle by growing and harvesting a particular ocean-borne plant called Sargassum.

Caribbean
Engineering

Carib - Saint Lucia Gets World Bank Financial Support For Blue Economy Growth

The Blue Economy is an all-embracing, multi-sectoral engagement which promotes the sustainable use of coastal and marine resources to support economic development, improve livelihoods and strengthen resilience to climate change.

Caribbean
Engineering

Caribb - Comprehensive coastal and environmental study for Milford Bay and Pigeon Point almost complete

A potential solution to the erosion and seasonal flooding issues experienced at Pigeon Point and Milford Bay in Tobago is closer in sight.

Caribbean
Tourism

Caribb - How have past Sargassum blooms affected hotel performance?

The upcoming summer travel season is an especially important one for the Caribbean and Mexico hotel industries. While performance recovery has ramped up as 2022 has progressed, this summer will be the first of the pandemic-era with travel restrictions lifted in many of the Caribbean’s tourism source markets as well as in key islands in the region. Mexico has been further along in recovery, which has expectations for the summer even higher.

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