Evidence from millennia of Atlantic storms is not good news for the coast. If you look back at the history of Atlantic hurricanes since the late 1800s, it might seem hurricane frequency is on the rise. The year 2020 had the most tropical cyclones in the Atlantic, with 31, and 2021 had the third-highest, after 2005. The past decade saw five of the six most destructive Atlantic hurricanes in modern history.
A handful of residents shared their suggestions — and frustrations — regarding the Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ Round Bay user management plan at a hybrid virtual/in-person meeting in Coral Bay.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-The Enactus student team from Benemérita Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico, won the Enactus 1 Race 4 Oceans Impact Competition held during the 2022 Enactus World Cup with their project CPlantae. The project is a multi-faceted social enterprise focused on sustainable water purification.
The 1,200 inhabitants of the island of Gardi Sugdub are relocating to mainland Panama in 2023 as their land is being overtaken by the rising Caribbean Sea.
Scientists claimed that the seagrass forest they discovered in the Bahamas was the biggest in the world, which could increase the global seagrass estimate.
As if there aren’t enough negative things happening to damage the environment already, now we have the lionfish as an added threat to the seas and oceans of the world.
Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has said that bringing in sand to replace the stretch of Seven Mile Beach that is being eroded could be a costly failure for the public purse.
In recent years, the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has been hit by some of the most powerful and damaging hurricanes -- and it's changing the real estate market across the island.
Newswise — A new project will help to ensure sustainable fishing and aquaculture (fish farming) of Caribbean spiny lobsters.
The federal government plans to pour $125 million into the fight against a mysterious disease that has ravaged corals in Florida and much of the Caribbean, and now poses a dire threat to the treasured reefs off the Louisiana and Texas coasts.
As damage assessment is done post-Hurricane Ian, engineers are finding that Florida buildings up to date with the newest building code sustained less damage than buildings implementing older code, raising questions as to whether Florida should adopt a policy of retrofitting older homes to prevent damage in the future.
We have to turn the mitigation wheel faster.
The deal will unlock approximately $50M to support environmental and sustainable development actions.
Seaweed Generation has raised £1m to scale its patent pending AlgaRay, the start-up’s manta ray inspired technology which intercepts and sinks invasive sargassum seaweed into the deep ocean.
This month, sargassum levels in Cancun and Quintana Roo are predicted to drop rapidly. Monitoring by the state’s Secretary of the Navy of Mexico (Semar) has shown that no massive arrivals of the seaweed are expected to arrive on Cancun’s shores from this week onwards.
ByThe Cancun Sun
THE Ministry of Works in collaboration with several other stakeholders has launched a coastal management programme for The Bahamas as a “vulnerable nation” to combat the looming threat of climate change.
Ocean scientists have spotted a mysterious “blue goo” creature on the sea floor in the Caribbean.
Most residents of Puerto Rico still don't have electricity or water days after Hurricane Fiona caused floods and landslides. The widespread damage, just five years after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the territory's infrastructure, revealed how unprotected the island's 3.2 million residents are as climate change makes hurricanes more powerful and rainy.
Debt conversion deal will unlock approximately $50M to support environmental and sustainable development actions, demonstrating the country's global leadership in financial innovation for conservation
The backdrop to this year's confab: Florida's insurance industry is in crisis.