November 13, 2019

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 […]

“People Managing Oceans” for economic development, livelihoods and well-being

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Port of Spain, December 17, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has released a new publication entitled ‘People Managing Oceans’ developed by and for civil society, fisherfolk and community enterprises. It is a framework to guide their practical actions for a healthy marine environment in the Caribbean Sea and North Brazil Shelf to […]

‘A turtle is worth more alive than dead’

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By Nalisha Adams From Inter Press Agency NAIROBI, Nov 26 2018 (IPS) – On the north-eastern shores of Trinidad and Tobago, on the shoreline of Matura, more than 10,000 leatherback turtles climb the beaches to nest each year. But there the local community is keenly area of one thing: ‘a turtle alive is worth more […]

Local community enterprises are a pathway to a blue economy

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Port of Spain, November 26, 2018 – Local community enterprises are a powerful pathway to a blue economy that is inclusive and fair, environmentally sustainable and resilient. This was the message from a side event at the international Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held this week in Nairobi, Kenya by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI).  […]