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Ban calls for concerted global action to save world’s oceans from pollution, acidification

Ban calls for concerted global action to save world’s oceans from pollution, acidification

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to take stronger action to protect the planet’s seas, warning that pollution, unsustainable exploitation, climate change and acidification threaten the very foundations… Read more »

Regional countries agree to biosphere reserves

Regional countries agree to biosphere reserves

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries are among several nations committed to a ministerial declaration and a three-year action plan that aims, among other things, to create… Read more »

Earth Day 2013 themed The Face of Climate Change

Earth Day 2013 themed The Face of Climate Change

NEW YORK, United States– Organizers from Earth Day Network (EDN), the non-profit group dedicated to diversifying and mobilizing the environmental movement through planning and coordinating Earth Day activities and events around… Read more »

Dominica launches US$7.4 million water project

Dominica launches US$7.4 million water project

ROSEAU, Dominica-– Dominica Monday launched an US$7.4 million water upgrade project that the authorities said would benefit thousands of residents and consumers in the north, east and south of the… Read more »

Trinidad environmentalists investigate mystery death of hundreds of black vultures

Trinidad environmentalists investigate mystery death of hundreds of black vultures

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad– The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) says it is unable to identify any environmental reasons why more than 100 black vultures (Coragyps atratus) died in West Trinidad on Monday…. Read more »

Suriname secures first funding for REDD+ participation

Suriname secures first funding for REDD+ participation

PARAMARIBO–Suriname has secured approval for its Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP 2013) and will receive US$ 3.8 million to prepare for participation in the United Nation’s REDD+ initiatives that focus on… Read more »

Yoga on World Health Day

Yoga on World Health Day

PARAMARIBO, Suriname–Dozens of boys and girls, most of them clad in white clothing, gathered early Sunday morning to do a yoga-session in Paramaribo. On April 7, World Health Day, people… Read more »

Cummins Power South the official Power Generation distributor in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos

Cummins Power South the official Power Generation distributor in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos

ATLANTA–Cummins Power South today has announced plans for expansion in the Caribbean as the official Cummins Power Generation distributor for the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos.  Through a network of… Read more »

INITIATIVES SET IN PLACE TO COMBAT HIGH ENERGY COST IN ST. KITTS

INITIATIVES SET IN PLACE TO COMBAT HIGH ENERGY COST IN ST. KITTS

Basseterre, St. Kitts– New policies were outlined on Tuesday, during the 2013 reading of the budget, to lower the high cost of energy in St. Kitts and Nevis and create a cleaner… Read more »

SKB GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO EDUCATE CITIZENS AT EVERY LEVEL

SKB GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO EDUCATE CITIZENS AT EVERY LEVEL

Basseterre, St. Kitts– Teachers and students of every level of education are set to benefit from the recently passed 2013 Budget says Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas.Through the financing, the Ministry… Read more »