December 1, 2021

Region faces another sargassum seaweed invasion

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From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — According to statistics from the University of South Florida Optical Oceanography Lab and based on historical bloom patterns, it has been predicted that in the coming months, there is a high chance that sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean will continue to occur in high volumes until at least […]

Communities innovate to address Sargassum seaweed on coasts of Saint Lucia

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Reproduced under courtesy of Global Environment Facility Thursday, May 24, 2018 — Sargassum is free-floating brown macro-algae that lives in the temperate and tropical oceans of the world. In the open ocean, the floating seaweed provides important ecosystem services by acting as habitats for a diverse group of marine animals. It provides food, shade, and […]

OECS 30 Under 30 Award Winner: How Johanan Dujon built an agricultural biotech company in St Lucia

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Reproduced courtesy of Kimron Corion Contributor to the Huffington Post – ‘How they did it Series’ Today on “How They Did It” I talk to 24 old year St Lucian entrepreneur Johanan Dujon. Founder of Algas Organics, the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company. We talk about his life as a physical education teacher and […]