ENVIRONMENT

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Earlier tsunami threat to Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands is cancelled after powerful and shallow quake. Click on image to read

Taking into account the importance of climate change and its potential devastating effects on the Caribbean region but also the opportunities in sustainable development that will form part of our children’s future job opportunities, the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development is planning to host a Science Fair later this year on the topic of […]

These images show the destruction of the beaches close to the town of Sauteurs.  Trees are falling into the water and businesses created nearby are in danger of doing the same.  It is not that we are unhappy that the breakwater was built to protect Sauteurs itself, the bottom of the town is now safe.  […]

The Grenada Green Group (G3) has singled out the Rotary Club of Grenada as being a leader in hosting eco-friendly events, such as Carols by Candlelight. Dr. Clare Morrall, Vice President of G3 not only dubbed the event as being fabulously entertaining but also a shining example for best practice of eco-friendly standards. “The Emphasis […]

Grenlec was awarded the “Best Distributed Generation Project” award for its recent multi-site solar photovoltaic installations in Grenada. The award was one of seven new Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) Project Awards that recognise excellence in project execution in the Caribbean. CREF is the premier renewable energy conference of the Caribbean marketplace. The awards were […]

PORTUGAL’S BLUE ECONOMY – “GREEDY SPECULATORS WITH DUBIOUS ETHICAL CREDENTIALS?” Understanding that there are “TWO” “Blue Economy” Conceptual Frameworks, a review of Portugal’s Blue Economy by Laurinda Seabra of ASMAA. Currently there’s plenty of hype about the “Blue Economy”, but for the majority of the people that hears it being branded left, right and center by […]

THREE MAJOR HURRICANES Irma, Jose, Maria FOUR MAJOR EARTHQUAKES Mexico 7.1, New Zealand 6.1, Japan 6.2  

By the time we reach the seventh and last station on today’s field trip itinerary — the much-anticipated “Drone Demonstration” according to the sign outside the tent — the 30 or so fifth and sixth graders I’ve been following this Tuesday morning in March are still bright-eyed and curious despite the heat. Even after several […]

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL FACILITY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME GRENADA GEF SGP Call for Proposals Grenada. press release 2017 brief GEF SGP PROJECT APPLICATION PACKAGE Cover Note GEF SGP Project Concept Form guidelines GEF SGP PROJECT CONCEPT FORM Grenada CPS GEF SGP OP6 Jan 2017 FINAL-2017 BASIC CRITERIA FOR FUNDING PROJECTS

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) has received funding from the European Commission to implement a pilot project entitled “Building Capacity for Coastal Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”. The overall long term goal of the project is to strengthen the climate change resilience and adaptive capacity of […]


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