Region Raises Concerns Over Institutional, Financial Capacity to Confront Environmental Challenges

Region Raises Concerns Over Institutional, Financial Capacity to Confront Environmental Challenges

Pennelope Beckles-Robinson. Photo courtesy: CARICOM By CARICOM Climate change, threats to biodiversity, economic uncertainty due to external shocks, and limited institutional and financial capacity, are the key concerns of Ministers with responsibility for the Environment of the Caribbean Community. The concerns were highlighted during the 112th Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic […]

“You Are Failing Us” Arctic Youth Ambassador Charitie Ropati Admonishes Global Leaders

“You Are Failing Us” Arctic Youth Ambassador Charitie Ropati Admonishes Global Leaders

Photo courtesy: Charitie Ropati By Lyndon Taylor Arctic Youth Ambassador and Girl Rising Fellow Charitie Ropati has called on global leaders to take action and do what needs to be done to transition away from fossil fuels. Delivering one of the keynote presentations at the opening session of the 2024 UN Partnership Forum organized by […]

How Climate Change Changes Us

How Climate Change Changes Us

By Selen Ozturk | Sep 19, 2023 As climate change alters temperatures and weather patterns worldwide, it also alters our lives socially, politically and spiritually, climate experts shared at an EMS briefing. The social cost of climate change Hannah Hess, Associate Director of the Denver, Colorado-based Climate Impact Lab, noted that the financial cost of […]

Keeping your cool in a warming world: 8 steps to help manage eco-anxiety

Keeping your cool in a warming world: 8 steps to help manage eco-anxiety

By Karen Magruder | September 18, 2023 | The Conversation In a world facing environmental challenges unprecedented in human history, it’s no surprise that eco-anxiety – a pervasive worry about the current and future state of our planet – has become an increasingly prevalent mental health issue. As people witness the devastating impacts of climate change, deforestation and loss of biodiversity, it’s only natural […]

The Nature Conservancy Publishes First-Ever Detailed Maps of All Caribbean Coral Reefs

High-resolution maps of the underwater habitats of the entire Caribbean have the potential to transform marine conservation and significantly enhance our knowledge of the ocean.

The Nature Conservancy Publishes First-Ever Detailed Maps of All Caribbean Coral Reefs

Today, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, along with partners, published detailed maps of important shallow underwater habitats throughout the entire Caribbean – including all shallow water coral reefs. For the first time ever, countries and territories now have a clear picture of the habitats found beneath the waves of […]

Prime Minister calls for closer regional unity in a changing global environment

Prime Minister calls for closer regional unity in a changing global environment

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andre Holness underscored the need for closer unity among the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping particularly in an environment of instability and uncertainty. Holness, who addressed the 30th inter-sessional meeting of the regional leaders here as the outgoing chairman of the grouping, said the region had to […]