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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2015 The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. Humanity continues to consume far more natural resources than the planet can sustainably provide. Many of the Earth’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping […]

Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care


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Angela Cropper 1945-2012 It with great sadness that The Cropper Foundation announces the passing of its co-founder and first President, Angela Cropper, in London on Monday 12th November 2012 after a protracted illness. She was ten days shy of her 67th birthday. Angela’s passing is a tremendous loss to Trinidad […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: PASSING OF ANGELA CROPPER


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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Nevis Historical & Conservation Society’s Conservation and Biodiversity Committee members are organizing a gathering for Earth Hour this Saturday, March 31st at 7pm on Oualie Beach. Earth Hour is an evening where hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support […]

Earth Hour Moonlight Beach Party



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The world’s oceans—which account for about 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface—are facing diverse challenges ranging from depleted fishery resources to the impacts of climate change, the deterioration of the marine environment, to issues of maritime safety and security, labour conditions for seafarers and the increasingly important issue of […]

WORLD OCEANS DAY 2011


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  By Dawn Marie Roper Panos Caribbean, Kingston, Jamaica “Karipanou” or “Our Caribbean” is the newest alliance formed to support environmental sustainability in the Caribbean.  Karipanou was created to engage Caribbean people more in the governance and management of the natural resources in the region.  The Karipanou alliance was launched […]

New Environmental Alliance Launched In The Caribbean


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LONDON, England (JIS) Caribbean countries will be working with other states and regions, such as India, New Zealand and Africa, to increase the pressure on the British government to reform the Airline Passenger Duty (APD) regime Jamaica’s tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett told a meeting of United Kingdom-based Jamaicans, that Caribbean tourism […]

Caribbean Seeking Support of Other Regions in Lobby Against Airline ...



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By Sir Ronald Sanders “…. He that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed”: Shakespeare, Othello Several Caribbean countries could be stigmatized globally if they support a proposition to topple the global ban on commercial whaling and legitimize […]

Save the Caribbean’s Standing: Sink the Yen for Whales


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BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS (CUOPM) – The new Treaty of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will be signed in the St. Kitts capital in December. This was disclosed Friday in Anguilla by Grenada’s Prime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas at the conclusion of the historic 50th meeting of the OECS […]

New Treaty of Basseterre to be Signed in St. Kitts ...


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Providing Eco-Friendly Crafts Opportunities for Local Communities Kimberley Stewart In collaboration with the Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), and the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST) in an effort to offer eco-friendly employment to local communities, the SKSTMN is providing free […]

St. Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network’s (SKSTMN) Glass Jewelry Initiative