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Tag Archives: drought

  1. Low Reservoir Levels Impacting Sections of Barbados

    The Barbados Water Authority is currently experiencing low water levels at some of its facilities. This is manifesting itself in periodic loss of pipe-borne water to some customers. The increased use of potable water at this time of the ash falls is also making this situation worse. While the Authority understands that persons wish to […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. “Climate change: Time for talking is over” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Imagine if on the anniversary of its independence the friendliest message your nation gets is that if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island is willing to give your people refuge. That means picking up whatever you might salvage and leaving behind your homeland, your possessions and your entire heritage. It also entails the suffering […]

    July 26, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  3. ‘Shifting Rainy Season Wreaks Havoc on Barbuda’s Crops’ By Desmond Brown

    Water rationing has become a way of life for the 1,800 residents of the tiny island of Barbuda, which has been experiencing prolonged dry periods, especially in the Highlands area near the main agricultural lands. Marine biologist John Mussington told IPS the problem is that the wet period has shifted from the traditional July to […]

    March 21, 2014NatureNo comments