October 17, 2019

Another story about our dying reefs and another warning – take heed

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From DW ‘If we don’t change now we will lose the reefs’ A major study has found Caribbean coral reefs could disappear in 20 years. DW spoke to Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Coral reef in the Caribbean The report Status […]

Tsunami Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) training in the Caribbean

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The International Tsunami Information Center (ITIC), in collaboration with the CaribbeanBG Elton Lewis, Director Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency [right] receiving his certificate of completion from Ms. Alison Brome (Interim CTIC Director) Tsunami Information Center (CTIC) and the Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program (CTWP) of the United States, with the support of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic […]

Tsunami conspiracy theories in the Caribbean

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By Martín De Ambrosio From SciDevNet [ST THOMAS, VIRGIN ISLANDS] As soon as I arrived at last week’s meeting on tsunami science here in the Caribbean, I encountered two delegates who shared a worrying rumour with me: “Somebody knows something about a tsunami that’s coming soon.” That’s the way rumors work: with ill-defined but arresting […]