August 19, 2022

Barbuda fears land rights loss in bid to spread tourism from Antigua

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By Gregory Scruggs in Codrington From The Guardian UK As the tiny island destroyed by a hurricane tries to rebuild, the PM of neighboring Antigua aims to revoke centuries-old rights Nearly four months after Hurricane Irma devastated the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda, residents fear the central government on neighbouring Antigua is poised to revoke […]

Tiny Barbuda grapples with rising seas

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By Desmond Brown From Caribbean Life CODRINGTON, Barbuda, June 30, 2014 (IPS) – The 1,800 residents of the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda are learning to adapt as climate change proves to be a force to reckon with, disrupting not just the lives of the living but also the resting places of those who died […]

Caribbean fears loss of “keystone species” to climate change

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By Desmond Brown From Caribbean360 CODRINGTON, Barbuda, April 30, 2014, IPS – A marine biologist has cautioned that the mass deaths of starfish along the United States west coast in recent months could also occur in the Caribbean region because of climate change, threatening the vital fishing sector.Since June 2013, scientists began noticing that starfish, […]