Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Judith Towle’s Remarks on Presenting the Tortola Environmental Profile

This is the presentation by Judith Towle, founding Vice President of Island Resources Foundation and Director of the four-island Environmental Profile Programme for the British Virgin Islands,  as presented at the Tortola Profile Launch Ceremony in the J.R. O’Neal Botanic … [Read more]

John Mussington of Barbuda Receives Euan McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award for 2014

Island Resources Foundation Announces the 2014 Winner of the Euan McFarlane Award for Environmental Leadership is John Mussington of Barbuda John Mussington, educator, marine biologist, social entrepreneur, and prominent environmental advocate was named today as the 24th annual recipient of … [Read more]

LAC Regional Biodiversity Initiative Report

Kate Brown, the Global Island Partnership coordinator points out this report by IISD on the April consultation on UNDP’s Latin America and Caribbean BIODIVERSITY Initiative. If the attachment does not pass through all of the e-mail systems, it can… [Read more]

Caribbean birds featured in ZiNG magazine!

from the e-mail group of the Society for Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (SCSCB — formerly the Society for Caribbean Ornithology). Check the website listed in Lisa’s message below for membership information. [Read more]

Global Biodiversity Outlook, with special reference to small islands

Global Biodiversity Outlook, with special reference to small islands [Read more]

Did FAO Get the Fish Catch Results in GoM Wrong?

Reanalysis shows the Gulf of Mexico fishery didn’t collapse after allIn great big letters…Measuring stuff is difficult, as a paper published this week in PNAS makes clear. [Read more]

Too Much Useless [Oil] Talk, Not Enough Development

[I’ve been working in overseas development programming since I went to Chile as a Peace Corps Volunteer in 1964. Over the past five years I’ve had conversations along the line of the attached valedictory from a dozen or more committed, experienced… [Read more]

Scientists figure how to measure biodiversity in the most efficient way

[Wonder if this works for the special characteristics (?) of island biodiversity??? bp] from Journal Watch of the Society for Conservation Biology [Read more]