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How St Barth’s Top Hotel Is Helping to Save Sea Turtles

 Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa, the leading hotel in the island of St Barth, has launched a new partnership aimed at saving endangered sea turtles.  The new partnership with St Barth’s Environmental Territorial Agency will see a portion of every …

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Why Martinique Is the Best-Kept Secret in Caribbean Snorkeling

 Martinique is mostly known for its magnificent beaches, its hikes and its impressive waterfalls; the impetuous volcano Mount Pelée; the rum, the colors, the music; l’art de vivre.  But we often forget to talk about what is happening under the …

Jumby Bay’s New Sea Turtle Experience

 Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort is inviting guests to participate in the new Hawksbill Turtle Experience. The private island, located off the coast of Antigua, is host to the longest-running privately funded hawksbill sea turtle research program in the world. …

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 By Kemit-Amon Lewis CJ Contributor Nesting sea turtles at The Nature Conservancy’s Jack and Isaac Bay Preserve on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands have been monitored since 1994 through beach patrols during nesting season, which occurs primarily in summer and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff They’re one of the treasures of the Caribbean ecosystem, but today sea turtles are critically endangered. Thanks to the efforts of the Florida-based Sea Turtle Conservancy, though, the tide is beginning to turn. With events …

 Above: Banjo returns to the ocean (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — It’s been more than a decade since Lemuel Pemberton began his efforts to save the nesting sea turtle population on the island of Nevis. Over …

 Above: a sea turtle (Sea Turtle Conservancy) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s government says it is making “every effort” to protect endangered nesting sea turtles in the country’s waters. Trinidad and Tobago supports one of the largest populations of …

 Above: the Four Seasons Resort in Nevis (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — IT’S LATE EVENING, and Pinney has arrived in Nevis by sea. After a warm greeting to the island, she is shepherded by VIP transport …

 Above: the turtle was returned to safety with a bit of persuasion. (Photo: Cayman GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint operation by Cayman Police and the Department of Environment thwarted poachers who had tied up a 200-pound female …