The Greater Caribbean Raises Funds to Protect its Sandy Coasts

Posted In Climate Change, Erosion, News
Jul
18


Beach erosion, Manzanillo, Costa Rica. Photo courtesy of: © Denis Delestrac

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Almost no Caribbean beach escapes erosion, a problem that scientific sources describe as extensive and irreversible in these ecosystems of high economic interest, that work as protective barriers for life inland…

Read Full Article, IPS News (07-01-2017)

Caribbean Scientists Work to Limit Climate Impact on Marine Environment; IPS News (04-28-2017)

Addressing Climate Change On Several Fronts In The Caribbean, Video, IPS News (03-18-2016)
Climate change is already affecting the Caribbean. But there is concern that a gap still exists between what the region’s leaders are saying about the issue and what residents believe…

Caribbean Forced to Choose Between Climate Change Impact and Development Goals, IPS News (05-21-2014)

“We in the Caribbean Are Living Climate Change”, IPS News (12-10-2013)

Alliance between the Arctic and Tropics (02-2011)
No wonder “you melt, we sink” is the nightmare that unites 43 small developing island nations of the world, and Arctic organizations in their fight against climate change through a coalition called called Many Strong Voices.
Like the Arctic, small island nations account for a tiny percentage of world energy consumption and produce low levels of climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. Yet they’re already threatened by the same kind of unpredictable weather, storms and erosion due to the changing climate that has some Alaskan villages relocating inland…

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