GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Guyana has signed a five million Euro (One Euro=US$1.29 cents) agreement with the European Union to maintain its forest and natural resources, as well as strengthen sustainable development specifically in Amerindian communities.
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.
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.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Guyana’s President Dr. Irfaan Ali Monday said that oil and natural gas will be used for a much longer time in the Caribbean even as the region is committed to reducing its dependency on fossil fuels and turning towards renewable sources of energy.
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.
BELMOPAN, Belize – The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) says it is advancing a regional project aimed at turning Sargassum into innovative products that will create jobs and income as well as contribute to building the region’s climate resilience.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has embarked on a new initiative, which will focus on the development and implementation of a recyclable plastic waste collection and treatment program in the sub-region.
Andrew Holness Administration Allocates Additional Funds in Response to Meteorological Drought in Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Andrew Holness led administration will be be spending an additional J$100 million to respond to the meteorological drought that the country is experiencing.
Jamaica calls on World Meteorological Organization to Educate Global Communities about Climate Change
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica has called on the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to take steps to ensure that populations across the world are educated about the link between climate change and slow and gradual weather events.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network Monday said as the region moves deeper into its dry season, rainfall will continue to decrease.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados has the capacity to detect, and receive early notice of, an impending tsunami event to assist with the timely evacuation of coastal areas under threat.
ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government Monday expressed optimism that negotiations for the construction of a power plant could begin early next month as it reported “excellent results so far” from drilling exercises in the Roseau Valley on the outskirts of the capital.
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”.
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- Over 600 fish species documented in Guyana by foreign and local biologists