Field Test-Grenada: Lose the Reef, Lose the Beach

Nature Conservancy - Science

Eco-Engineering Coral Reefs for Risk Reduction In the Caribbean, like in many other reef-lined coastlines around the globe, coral reefs are the coasts’ first line of defense against erosion and flooding. However, the role of coral reefs in coastal protection […]. Latest Science

Kids, Drones & Science at the Water’s Edge in Grenada

Nature Conservancy - Science

The future of Grenada is in good hands because kids like this — who can plant mangroves and test water quality without even wrinkling their clothes — kids like this can probably do just about anything.

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

For example, through our partnership with the government of Grenada – an island nation in the Caribbean – TNC is implementing a pilot project that will demonstrate to decision-makers the potential of natural infrastructure. Show us the data.

World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Cape Verde Chile Cuba Dominica Ghana Grenada Lithuania Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Palau Samoa South America The Americas Tonga Vanuatu best developing nations to visit ethical travel ethical travel 2015 Ethical Traveler

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Adapting the Science of Adaptation – The Importance of Seeing Through Others’ Eyes

Nature Conservancy - Science

Soubise, a tiny community on the eastern coast of Grenada. It’s a tiny community on the eastern coast of Grenada — and one that’s literally at water’s edge. by Vera Agostini, senior scientist, The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Team.

Can Nature Make a Less Intense Hurricane Season a Less Risky One Too?

Conservancy Talk

Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) predicted a below average hurricane season this year for the Atlantic. Hearing their projections, the immediate reaction is a sigh of relief.

Insuring Nature, Ensuring Resilience

Conservancy Talk

A manmade seawall in Grenada. © Bathway Bay, Grenada, which is protected by a coral reef wall. ©

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The Caribbean Summit: Leaders Valuing Nature

Conservancy Talk

Hosted by Premier Orlando Smith of the British Virgin Islands, Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada and Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group, the Summit will allow leaders to exchange ideas, share experiences and successes, and strengthen collaboration on conservation across the region.

HCL Clean Tech Finds Sugar for Ethanol in Mississippi Woods

Green Prophet

But HCL Clean Tech , which offers a process to turn wood chips into biofuel, just received a $100 million bond package from the Mississippi state legislature to build plants in Grenada, Booneville, Hattiesburg and Natchez for products in the cosmetics, pet food, and lubricants industries.

Sustainable Ocean Development is Possible: Q&A with Maria Damanaki

Conservancy Talk

Damanaki: Our work in Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Eastern Caribbean is a good example. Healthy oceans, development and economic growth can coexist.

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Two top contenders at the GE ECOmagination challenge enter into cooperation

Green (Living) Review

Here are the links to their entries at the GE ECOmagination Challenge: [link] [link] James is a Dutch national, currently living in Grenada. General Electric organized the ECOmagination Challenge, a technology innovation competition where contenders propose solutions with a significant impact on residential energy conservation and residential renewable energy. The contenders are classified according to popularity and discussions on their projects.

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The Green Changemakers

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

St Kitts & Nevis (21.8), Nigeria (21.8), Fiji (21.8), Guinea (22.5), Mauritius (22.5), Cuba (23.3), Togo (23.3), Vanuatu (24.0), Philippines (24.0), Malawi (24.0), Mali (24.9), Chad (24.9), Sri Lanka (25.8), Uganda (26.7), Dominica (26.7), St Lucia (26.7), Egypt (27.7), Niue (27.7), Ghana (27.7), Moldova (28.8), Grenada (28.8), El Salvador (30.0), Guinea-Bissau (30.0), Tanzania (30.0), Djibouti (30.0).

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.