Category Archives: Disaster Management

Hurricanes, Recovery, And Resiliency In The US Caribbean’s National Parks

[This article from Apple News presents some good insights into the enormous scale of the ecological impacts of major hurricanes — in this case, Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September and October of 2017. ] Hurricanes, Recovery, And Resiliency In … [Read more]

Notice of the Loss of Christopher Howell, Caribbean Environmental Analyst

As Judith Towle began to muster information and experts to write the Tortola Environmental Profile in the British Virgin Islands this past January, we realized that we were missing input from long-time Program Associate and an early (1975) intern for … [Read more]

Research Study: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Coastal Zone Management in the US Virgin Islands

Over the past year we have been consulting with some of the students in the graduate School of Forestry of Yale University on some papers that were written as a product of their field visit to the United States Virgin … [Read more]

Mangroves Can Cope with Sea Level Rise by Increasing Soil Height

[From a post by the Washington Office of IUCN, to the DC Marine Conservation e-mail group]                  30-Jul-2013  A new report by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International shows that mangroves can adapt … [Read more]

Virgin Islands is now part of a GPS Observational Network

Department of Disaster Management (DDM) – Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 12:05 PM The Virgin Islands is now part of a Continuously Operating Caribbean Global Positioning System Observational Network, which will aid in the monitoring, understanding and prediction of earthquakes, … [Read more]

Sea Level Rise: Important Article in NewScientist, July 2009

These reports are both a good reference, and AN IMPORTANT REMINDER that we need to feature future SEA LEVEL RISE issues in all of our reports. [Read more]