Listen to the CPAG podcast featuring the Barbados Blue-Bot Project’s work to study and protect Caribbean coral reefs.
In February 2021, Haiti declared the creating of seven new protected areas.
All seven new protected areas are created for the protection of the rich biodiversity of these areas and for the ecosystem services provided.
Water shortages during a four-year drought led to serious impacts on the Barnes Hill community on the island of Antigua and Barbuda. In response to the lack of fresh water and the impact on the community, the Barnes Hill Community Development Organization (BHCDO) was established in 2015. The Marine Ecosystems and Protected Area (MEPA) Trust supported its […]
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 […]
What is the SPAW Protocol? A regional agreement for the protection and sustainable use of coastal and marine biodiversity in the Wider Caribbean Region. Our SPAW programme supports countries to implement their national obligations under the SPAW Protocol. What are SPAW’s areas of focus? Marine Protected Areas and WildlifeThreatened and Endangered Marine SpeciesMarine and Coastal […]
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 […]