Warning from IDB expert: Trinidad is shrinking

Coastal erosion, Trinidad. Captions and Photo source: ©© Amanda


Trinidad is shrinking and changing as it becomes increasingly vulnerable to storms, flooding and other natural disasters which cause coastal erosion and the retreating of the shoreline.

In Columbus Bay, in West Trinidad, the coastline has retreated by 150 metres since 1994, losing 6.5 hectares of land…

Read Full Article, Trinidad and Tobago Guardian (04-16-2017)

Sinking into Paradise: Climate Change Worsening Coastal Erosion in Trinidad; IPS News (11-24-2015)