A Superior Court judge’s ruling removed one legal hurdle for the developers of a mega-yacht marina in Coral Bay on St. John.
ByAmy H. Roberts
The first seaweed farm in US tropical waters has been installed in Puerto Rico, in a bid to support large-scale production of algal biomass for biofuels and other valuable bioproducts.
ByThe Fish Site
A small First Nation on the coast in B.C. is starting to reap the rewards of taking a risk on seaweed farming.
(CNS): Frank Schilling, the former owner of Uniregistry, the domain name company that made him his fortune, has been given approval to build a luxury apartment development on the north coast of West Bay, off Sand Hole Road.
ByStaff | Cayman News
The governor of Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast said Thursday his state is at “imminent risk” of returning to lockdown as coronavirus cases there rose steadily.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment on “The Bebop,” a proposed 120-foot-long floating bar and restaurant the owner wants to moor in Pillsbury Sound, between Mingo and Grass cays.
In the last decade, summer in the Caribbean has become sargassum season.
The country's majestic corals were destroyed when Hurricane Iris struck southern Belize in 2001. Fortunately, the coral reef was brought back to life after a ten-year restoration project.
From biofuel to fertiliser, sargassum can be monetised
Growing up in Gainesville and gliding through Florida’s rivers as a kayak guide, Kacy Rodriguez has always been drawn to water. Spending the summers exploring the lush rainforests of El Yunque National Forest in the mountains of Puerto Rico and swimming in Mosquito Bay, the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world, only strengthened that affinity.
Massive brown mats of macro-algae invade diverse region dependent on tourism, natural resources
The St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee is composed of members who all live on St. John and are tasked with the responsibility of making decisions regarding major uses of St. John’s coastal resources.
Virgin Islanders may have been rubbing their eyes in disbelief at the sight of yachts along territory waterfronts.
UNDP-supported ‘Mi Costa’ project will build climate resilience for over 440,000 Cubans through nature-based approaches
Local activists have raised concerns that around ten beach access points that have been used by Caymanians for generations will be lost if Dart gets approval for a 157-acre planned area development (PAD) located astride the Esterley Tibbetts Highway between Salt Creek, Yacht Club, Vista Del Mar and Governor’s Harbour.
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.
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.
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.
Progress is being made in wetland forest (mangrove) restoration locally, says University of the West Indies (UWI) Marine Biologist, Dr. Camilo Trench.
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.