“Ravenous wild goats ruled this island for over a century. Now, it’s being reborn.” Michael Hingston (National Geographic, Science) writes about Redonda—an island belonging to Antigua—and its recovery process after the removal on invasive species. He writes, “The rocky island of Redonda, once stripped of its flora and fauna by invasive species, makes an astonishingly […]

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For the past couple of months our little family has been getting grounded in the Central American gem of Nicaragua. We can’t lay claim to a wholly spiritual grounding at this point (unless you count Flor De Cana, the national liquid spirit that comes to us regularly at sunset). What we are doing is staying […]

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The full title of this article from BES Reporter is “Next Stop: Aruba via Bonaire for all-female ocean plastic pollution research crew as part of Circumnavigation.” On November 30, S.V. TravelEdge set sail from Antigua to Aruba via Bonaire with the Red Ensign Group on Leg 4 of their eXXpedition Round the World—a two-year scientific research mission […]

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Prensa Latina reports that twelve Caribbean nations whose beaches are invaded by tons of sargassum seaweed have agreed to seek international economic support to fight a problem affecting at least nineteen nations. The meeting, held in Quintana Roo, gathered Ministers of Environment and Tourism of 12 countries affected by the assault of sargassum seaweed on […]

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The article “Local experts, international organizations discuss marine pollution, a blue economy” (Dominican Today) says that representatives of international agencies that comprise the Donors Roundtable chaired by the World Bank had a dialogue on the necessity to address marine pollution through policies to control the use of plastic in the Dominican Republic. The conversations included […]

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