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…