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Buy them back!
INTERNATIONALLY, mangroves are valued anywhere between US$200,000 and US$900,000 per hectare per year, but Jamaica is having a hard time capitalising on the income, largely because it has sold much of the resource to private landholders.
Region urged to brace for drought, recurrent dry spells
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says chances of drought and recurrent dry spells during the peak of the dry season have increased as the weak El Niņo conditions are forecast to persist until the end of...
CRFM initiates SARGASSUM study
BELIZE CITY, Belize — The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has announced that it has launched a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts the phenomenon has been having on...

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