Listen to the CPAG podcast featuring the Barbados Blue-Bot Project’s work to study and protect Caribbean coral reefs.
The leaf-toed gecko (Phyllodactylus pulcher) is one of these threatened species. The gecko is endemic to the island of Barbados and is critically endangered, with a dwindling population and habitat range.
“Our farm will most likely be totally damaged; however, we still have all the knowledge and the experience. We didn’t leave all of it behind; we brought the knowledge with us“. Earth Day 2021 falls upon a dazed and different world. For the Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the 2021 celebration comes […]
In the lead up to the fourth observance of World Bee Day, CPAG team members spent the week ‘bee-friending’ a few Barbadian apiarists – a fancy word for beekeeper — and learning about their jobs. Who are some of the people in the ‘funny-looking’ wide brimmed hats with fencing veils?
Here in all of the Caribbean, there are two possible futures regarding data: open or closed. A closed future would mean that data collection, sharing and use are limited. Whereas an open future is one where collected data is shared and open to the public and can be used by various organizations to inform policy […]
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is working with the Inter-American Development Bank Innovation Laboratory (IDB Lab) to finalise and launch an initiative on “Creating a community-driven, sustainable cluster and brand to transform ecotourism in Nariva Swamp, Trinidad and Tobago.” This CANARI-led initiative is one of eight successful concepts selected from 214 applications from 15 Central […]
An innovative, experimental, immersive virtual experience! Objective: Setting the scene with welcome words from DEVCO, IUCN and JRC. Familiarise everyone with the BIOPAMA logframe and review the progress against objectives. Agree on the agenda and introduce participants to the tools and the materials. Outcome: Agreed agenda and roles of participants.
Q&A With Erasto Fitz Maxwell Robertson: ‘I have grown to know this country fairly well, but it is in getting lost that you get to know the country’. A ranger’s job is more multifaceted than it may appear from the outside looking in. Each day can be different than the previous — mainly because […]