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OECS Countries to Explore Oceans Virtually

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Monday said that students, decision makers, and citizens will soon be able explore the oceans virtually as part of the Knowledge Services subcomponent of the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP).

Study: Millions Affected by Climate Change in the Caribbean

UNITED NATIONS – A new report by the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has found that climate-related and geophysical events have resulted in the loss of 312,000 lives and directly affected more than 277 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean.

ifteen-year-old Benson Etienne and his family escaped before their house collapsed in the hurricane-hit Marsh Harbour, in Abaco Island, Bahamas. (UN Photo)

Tree Equity Score Documents That Black, Low-income Communities Miss Health, Economic and Climate Benefits Because of Disparity in Tree Canopy With White Communities

WASHINGTON, DC – American Forests, the nation’s oldest national conservation organization, last week released its first nationwide tally of Tree Equity Scores (TES), which document that Black and low-income neighborhood have significantly fewer trees than wealthier, whiter communities, even in the same cities.

Caribbean Among Countries With No Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A new global report released on Wednesday has found that some Caribbean countries do not have multi-hazard early warning systems even as climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries.

Dominica Destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Photo by: AFP – Getty Images
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