August 1, 2021

CANARI welcomes National Ecosystem Assessments across the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

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Port of Spain, May 26, 2021 – The Council of Ministers for Environmental Sustainability in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) signalled their interest in National Ecosystem Assessments at their virtual meeting held May 20-21. These studies will enable Eastern Caribbean states to integrate the values of biodiversity and ecosystem services into economic decision-making […]

CANARI endorses locally led adaptation principles as key in tackling the climate crisis in Caribbean SIDS

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Port of Spain, April 29, 2021 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has endorsed the use of locally led adaption principles in supporting the most vulnerable communities to address climate change impacts, including in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS), along with 50 other organisations globally. As global leaders committed to ambitious targets to tackle the […]

CANARI survey on the role of Caribbean civil society in environmental governance and decision-making

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Season’s Greetings  The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) would like to thank those organisations that have already completed ourshort online survey on the “Role of Caribbean civil society in environmental governance and decision-making”, with a focus on the needs and opportunities for environmental advocacy by civil society. We would like to remind everyone that the survey […]

CANARI release on Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019

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CANARI launches project to empower civil society and local communities to build resilience to hurricanes and climate extremes in the Eastern Caribbean Port of Spain, October 13, 2019 – For Immediate Release CANARI launches project to empower civil society and local communities to build resilience to hurricanes and climate extremes in the Eastern Caribbean. Port […]

CANARI applauds Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines for signing the Escazú Agreement

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Port of Spain, October 1, 2019 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) would like to congratulate Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines which signed or ratified the Escazú Agreement on September 26 in the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly . The Escazú Agreement is the first regional environmental treaty for Latin […]

CANARI appoints Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Champion

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Port of Spain, September 23, 2019 – To complement existing actions and the extensive body of work by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in facilitating environmental stewardship and Caribbean civil society participation in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), CANARI is pleased to appoint Ambassador Dessima Williams as its new SDGs Champion. A native of […]

CANARI launches Caribbean Civil Society SDGs Knowledge Platform

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Port of Spain, August 05, 2019 – The Caribbean Civil Society Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Caribbean Civil Society Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Knowledge Platform  was officially unveiled on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at a formal launch event held by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in partnership with the European Union in Trinidad and Tobago […]

OECS to establish Green-Blue Economy Strategy and Action Plan with CANARI

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OECS-CANARI Joint Media Statement Thursday, July 25, 2019 — The OECS Green-Blue Economy Strategy and Action Plan –the first of its kind in the Caribbean and globally to combine green and blue economy strategies for sustainable development –will be advanced under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in June 2019 between the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and the […]

Developing a Climate Change Policy for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to mainstream climate resilience

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Port of Spain, January 29, 2019 – Government, civil society and private sector stakeholders from various economic sectors in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines participated in the first national consultation on December 11, 2018 to develop a Climate Change Policy to mainstream climate resilience into the country’s development agenda. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) […]

“Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat”

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Enhancing local awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries of Anguilla and Montserrat Port of Spain, January 11, 2019 – To enhance awareness and advocacy for climate change adaptation in the fisheries sectors of Anguilla and Montserrat, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has engaged fisherfolk, dive and tour operators and coastal […]