The Caribbean is stressed out

Posted In Ecosystem Destruction, News

Gustavia, St Barths, FWI. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Forty percent of the world’s 2.5 billion people live in coastal cities and towns.

A team including Smithsonian marine biologists just released 25 years of data about the health of Caribbean coasts from the Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP). The study provides new insights into the influence of both local and global stressors in the basin, and some hope that the observed changes can be reversed by local environmental management…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (12-28-2017)

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

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)


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