Monthly Archives: March 2014

C-CAM hunts cost-benefit analysis on Goat Islands proposal

THE Caribbean Coastal Area Management (C-CAM) Foundation is moving to bring sobriety to the raging debate over the proposed port development at the Goat Islands.

In a release issued earlier today, C-CAM, which does conservation work inside the Portland Bight Protected Area, revealed it is seeking funds to hire an international firm “to do a cost effectiveness comparison” of developing the port at the Goat Islands relative to one other site — “time permitting”.

Journalists and conservation groups join forces

Eleven Civil society organisations and six Journalists on Thursday joined forces to see how they could best communicate biodiversity and conservation issues in the Dominican Republic using both traditional and social media.

World Wildlife Day March 3rd

BirdsCaribbean’s Inaugural – World Wildlife Day – Message

2013 marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) – March 3, 1973. To mark the anniversary, 3 March, 2014 has been chosen as the first ever World Wildlife Day. It is an important moment in global biodiversity conservation as CITES is a historic international agreement made between the governments of 180 member countries to protect earth’s species from the threat of exploitation due to trade. 

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