Here in 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 or decision […]
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 […]
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 […]