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Protecting a Rare Caribbean Songbird

 By Dave EwertCJ Contributor The Kirtland’s warbler, one of North America’s rarest songbirds, is very picky about where it calls home. It migrates a long distance to winter in The Bahamas every year after breeding each summer in young jack …

Nevis, Nature Conservancy Hold Talks

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A team from The Nature Conservancy visited Nevis this week to discuss environmental issues affecting St Kitts and Nevis. The delegation met with Nevis Premier Vance Amory and a cohort of Permanent …

How This Team Is Using Drones to Search for Hard-to-Find Caribbean Corals

 Above: searching for coral from above (Photo: Jordan Mitchell/TNC) By Dr Steve SchillCJ Contributor As I dove into the clear Caribbean waters, I adjusted my mask and started searching. I was on the hunt for signs of elkhorn coral, a rare …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Dr Luis Anibal Solorzano Cardenas By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new conservationist in the Caribbean. The Nature Conservancy has announced the appointment of Dr Luis Anibal Solorzano Cardenas as its new executive director. Solorzano comes to the …

 By Michael W Beck, PhDCJ Contributor TWO WEEKS ago, I was gunning the boat hard for the cut into Hatchet Bay, the “Safest Harbor” in the Bahamas. When I felt the cold air blast of a coming thunderstorm, I went full …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Biodiversity Fund will be receiving a $7.2 million contribution from the Global Environmental Facility through the World Bank. The funding will promote the “conservation, protection, management and expansion of …