Tag Archives: nature

  1. Rising sea surface temperatures driving the loss of 14 percent of corals since 2009

    The “Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020” report, released today, documents the loss of approximately 14 per cent of the world’s coral since 2009. The report, the sixth edition produced by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), provides the most detailed scientific picture to date of the toll elevated temperatures have taken on […]

    October 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. Hello Naturalle at Price Smart for Grand Finale in Green Hill, this Wed 2nd Sept! September 2, 2020Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Focusing on the Wildlife, Environment & Marine Biodiversity of the Bahamas

    The Bahamas continues to be a very popular destination for travellers from around the world. With its beautiful beaches, weather, people and culture, it has seemingly always been “the” place to visit. Tourism has no doubt helped both this island nation and the surrounding Caribbean hot spots, remaining one of the main contributors to the […]

    January 31, 2019NatureNo comments

    Worthing Beach will remain closed to ensure that the ecological conditions of the swamp and its environs are restored. This is according to Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, who said “we have a sensitive and delicate eco-system and it is critical that the balance is right“. The decision was made following discussions […]

    August 6, 2018NatureNo comments

    CARIFESTA XIII will be as conscious of the environment as it is of the region’s rich cultural heritage. In an effort to raise awareness of sustainable practices among key stakeholders such as vendors, visiting delegations and the wider Barbadian community, CARIFESTA XIII has embarked on an initiative titled Be CARIFESTA Conscious. It will focus on […]

    August 15, 2017Featured, NatureNo comments
  6. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy Leads Environmental Preservation Charge

    People are being urged to redouble their efforts to combat pollution and preserve the environment as the region continues to face alarming environmental shocks. The call for greater environmental stewardship came as the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, under the leadership of its newly established “Green Team,” joined worldwide […]

    May 7, 2015NatureNo comments
  7. SXM Airport Staff Volunteer for Simpson Bay Lagoon Clean Up

    Several management and staff of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, were among the volunteers who participated in a recent clean up of the Simpson Bay Lagoon. The Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) organized the clean up, in collaboration with the St. Maarten Marine Trades Association and the Nature Foundation, […]

    December 31, 2014NatureNo comments
  8. Montserrat’s Natural Assets can help Build Film Industry says Oscar-nominated Filmmaker

    Award-winning filmmaker Behn Zeitlin says Montserrat can capitalize on its natural assets to build a film industry. “A film commission will make it a lot more efficient for production companies to work on Montserrat,” Zeitlin noted. “While Court 13‘s style of film production is more flexible, it can make it easier for others to be […]

    August 4, 2014CinemaNo comments
  9. Coastal Zone Management Unit: No to Captive Dolphins in Barbados

    Thank you for your continued support for the protection of marine species and conservation of marine protected areas around Barbados (and the rest of the Caribbean). Please sign this petition if you think it is the right thing to do. Thank you! It is important because: As of July 2, 2014 the International Union for […]

    July 6, 2014NatureNo comments
  10. “Japan’s yen for whales blown” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It’s not often that, apart from funerals, grown men are seen to shed tears openly, and certainly not tough men who have fought hard political campaigns in the relentless battleground of the United States and served on the staff of John Kerry, now US Secretary of State. Yet, that is precisely what happened in the […]

    April 6, 2014Editorial, NatureNo comments
  11. “Tracks” Australian Oscar Bid (2013) – Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver Movie HD December 3, 2013Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Over 40 CIBC FirstCaribbean staff join national bid to “Clean Up Barbados”

    Over 40 staff from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank joined national efforts to clean up Barbados recently, the largest group from the bank to ever do so. The staffers, from the Broad Street, Fontabelle, Speightstown and Sheraton Centre branches of CIBC FirstCaribbean, took on the task of cleaning the Whim Gully in St. Peter for several […]

    October 13, 2013Business, NatureNo comments
  13. Caribbean Week Of Agriculture 2013: East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) #3 October 10, 2013Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Staff at Digicel came together over the weekend to lend their assistance to keeping Barbados clean. Digicel joined with the Barbados Chapter of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) to sponsor and participate in the 2013 International Coastal Cleanup, which took place at various points around the island. Head of Human Resources with Digicel Barbados, […]

    September 25, 2013Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  15. CDB and Germany host regional workshop on climate change finance and the Green Climate Fund

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has organized a Caribbean workshop on Climate Change Financing and the Green Climate Fund at the Barbados Hilton Hotel, Bridgetown, Barbados, on July 15 and 16, with support from the German Government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). This workshop brings together high-level policy-makers from Ministries of finance, […]

    July 15, 2013NatureNo comments
  16. “THE WALL” – Martina Gedeck, Fantasy/Philosophy HD (2013)

    Martina Gedeck, star of the Academy Award-winning film The Lives Of Others, brings a vivid intensity to her role as an unnamed woman who inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the beautiful Austrian mountainside where she is vacationing. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she […]

    May 26, 2013Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Defending Paradise: $64 million and Immediate Action Committed to Protect the Environment and Accelerate Renewable Energy

    In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region’s tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of Sir Richard Branson, in the British Virgin Islands this weekend and committed approximately $64 million USD to preserve and protect the region’s marine and coastal environment, and accelerate efforts to […]

    May 24, 2013Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. ORNITHOLOGY IS NOT FOR THE BIRDS, IT’S HUMANS TOO – 7:00 pm @ MAIN GUARD 11/12/2012 December 9, 2012Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Montserrat’s national bird featured on Cornell Lab website

    A full account of the Montserrat Oriole (Icterus oberi), a critically endangered endemic bird was recently published on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Neotropical Birds website. The collection and analysis of the data for this publication was a collaborative effort between the Montserrat Department of Environment, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) […]

    November 24, 2012Events, NatureNo comments
  20. Nature Calls – Patton Oswalt & Johnny Knoxville (NSFW: Red Band Trailer)

    Nature Calls follows the story of Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk. The never saw eye-to-eye but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk’s son’s sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember…

    September 24, 2012Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    It might not be a huge spectacle this year – as everything must start small, but the point is it WILL start this year come hell or high water! Hopefully next year it can evolve into a Caribbean (including non-CARICOM countries like the Greater Antilles) or even Latin America, or even the entire Americas one […]

    September 1, 2012Culture, Photo Gallery1 comment
  22. Grand Kadooment 2012 – Age shall not wither… August 7, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. “Are Olympic athletes really mutants?” By George Dvorsky: io9

    Athletes who perform at the elite level aren’t like the rest of us. Their feats of strength, accuracy, and endurance often appear superhuman — which probably explains why we enjoy watching them so much. And the suggestion that many of these athletes are somehow performing outside of “normal” human bounds is not an exaggeration. Professional […]

    August 6, 2012Nature, OlympicsNo comments
  24. Two Volunteers needed for Montserrat’s Mountain Chicken Project

    Volunteers are urgently needed to support the “Enabling Montserrat to save the Critically Endangered mountain chicken” project presented by Durrell, ZSL, Chester Zoo, Parken Zoo and the Department of the Environment (DOE). In Feb 2009 the deadly chytrid fungus was discovered on the island of Montserrat, threatening populations of the already endangered mountain chicken frog. […]

    July 24, 2012NatureNo comments
  25. ArtsEtc Barbados’ Green Readings – Dana Gilkes’ version of “Environment”

    There was also some excellent jazz from James De Lovell & Friends, a lively Boardwalk Talk (open mic) session, plus books on sale, refreshments—in short, the cool lime that is Green Readings. Green Readings: Barbados, The First Five Years [2008-2012] is also available from ArtsEtc and from the Ministry of the Environment and Drainage. See […]

    July 1, 2012Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments