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Caribbean - Earth Today | Scientist insists on enhanced investment in coastal ecosystems

With Jamaica and the Caribbean still under the weight of climate change threats, despite the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, the case was recently made for a scale up of investment in holistic coastal ecosystems, such as mangroves, seagrasses and coral reefs.

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Science

World - Study: Bahamas Were Settled Earlier Than Believed

Humans were present in Florida by 14,000 years ago, and until recently, it was believed the Bahamas – located only a few miles away – were not colonized until about 1,000 years ago.

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Engineering

Cuba recovers beaches amid COVID-19 pandemic

The decrease in people in the beach resorts has made it possible to carry out work with large machinery and dumping of sand on beaches of important tourist destinations such as Varadero, declared the director of the Commercial Division of Coastal Engineering of the company Inversiones Gamma S.A., Ernesto Tristá.

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Advocacy

Jamaica - Progress Being Made In Mangrove Restoration

Progress is being made in wetland forest (mangrove) restoration locally, says University of the West Indies (UWI) Marine Biologist, Dr. Camilo Trench.

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Waterways

Caribbean - OECS Member States to Validate Coastal and Marine Spatial Plans

CASTRIES, St Lucia — High-level policymakers and technical experts from five OECS Member States will later this month review and validate Coastal and Marine Spatial Plans for their respective countries.

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