BirdSleuth Caribbean Program Connects Kids to Science and Nature

Bird sleuthing! An important part of the work of BirdsCaribbean (the region’s largest conservation NGO) is education. Not the “chalk and talk” kind of education, but hands-on, creative, experiential – and fun. Thousands of children – schools, youth groups and so on – have learned all about birds and the habitats they live in, thanks … More BirdSleuth Caribbean Program Connects Kids to Science and Nature

Environment Stories: Chinese Tourism Developments in Caribbean, Coral Nurseries, More: September 4, 2016

Here’s the latest selection from me. I have included links to click on! Enjoy… although I am afraid there may be more “bad news” than good, this week! Jamaica and the Caribbean Another possible threat to the Old Fort Bay area: As noted in my earlier post, property owners in Old Fort Bay, who have been … More Environment Stories: Chinese Tourism Developments in Caribbean, Coral Nurseries, More: September 4, 2016

Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Branches Out Into Habitat Restoration

The Caribbean has 170 bird species that are endemic – that is, living nowhere else on the planet. There are 28 endemics in Jamaica alone. This is why habitat conservation – and, if needed, restoration – is so crucial. We are small islands; the birds have nowhere else to go! Here is BirdsCaribbean’s report on … More Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Branches Out Into Habitat Restoration