Some major consumer brands are committed to the re-introduction of re-usable glass and metal product containers, citing a goal of having all products in these re-usable or recyclable containers by 2030.
A report by George Alleyne for Caribbean Life. Barbados will on April 1 begin a phased ban on plastics entering the country for use in sale of goods or to complement sold items, rounding up to an almost total prohibition nine months later. This means that within six weeks the island will no longer import or […]
BBC’s Science Daily reported on a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology that shows that coral species do better in groups and not in isolated species. The article mentions Pacific and Caribbean reefs. The summary reads, “As coral species die off, they may be leaving a death spiral in their wake: Their absence could […]
A report by Xantha Leatham for the Daily Mail. These pictures are unlikely to make it into the glossy tourist brochures that sell the Caribbean as a paradise destination. For they show the much grimmer reality of clear blue seas increasingly choked by a tide of discarded plastic. In one photograph taken near Roatan, an island […]
The New York Times reported In a rare bit of good news for North Atlantic right whales, a third newborn calf was spotted last Thursday, and the breeding season isn’t half over. Last year, no new animals were born in a population that spends its calving season along the southeastern coastline of the United States. Their […]