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10 Ways You Can Help Protect Caribbean Reefs

 By Lisa K TerryCJ Contributor Here in the U.S. Virgin Islands, like all over the Caribbean, we depend on our reefs for tourism, to protect our coastlines, beaches and favorite marine creatures, and to support recreational and commercial fisheries. However, …

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 …

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 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 …

 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 …