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CARICOM Welcomes Ocean Biodiversity Treaty

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The region’s Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) negotiators Friday said the new international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction opens a new chapter for equity in the world’s ocean.

Guyana Recognized as ‘World Model’ for Preserving Nature

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The United Kingdom’s Minister of State with responsibility for Overseas Territories, the Commonwealth, Energy, Climate and Environment, Zac Goldsmith, says Guyana is recognized globally for its efforts in preserving its pristine forest and natural resources, as the country has one of the lowest deforestation rates. 

President Irfaan Ali and Zac Goldsmith

University of Miami Researchers Submerge Hybrid Reef Structures off Miami Beach

Miami Beach, Fl.— A team of marine scientists and engineers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, and the College of Engineering, in collaboration with the City of Miami Beach, deployed two innovative artificial reef structures off Miami Beach on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, to kick off a two-year project called ECoREEF - Engineering Coastal Resilience Through Hybrid Reef Restoration.  

The 18-foot-long structures, including fascinating honeycomb-shaped tubes, are part of an effort by University of Miami researchers and scientists to help restore damaged coral reefs and protect coastal environments. (Photo by Jose Ocejo)

Grenadian-Born Head of UN Agency to Oversee COP28 Climate Talks

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Simon Stiell, the Grenadian-born head of the United Nations’ climate change agency is preparing for the most important climate change talks since the Paris Agreement of 2015, saying he wants this year’s negotiations (COP28) to be recorded as “a decisive moment in history”.

Simon Stiell
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