The latest edition of EcoAmericas is now available. In the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s devastation of sections of The Bahamas, Volume 21, Issue 11 features an article, A destructive reminder: Caribbean needs to adapt, exploring the urgent need for climate adaptation across the Caribbean. Carlos Fuller, lead negotiator on climate change for AOSIS, is quoted […]
For decades, climate scientists have warned us about the consequences of global warming — and small island states like those in the Caribbean are especially vulnerable. 2017’s Hurricane Maria was just a taste of what the coming decades will bring, reports Erline Andrews in Issue 159 (September/October 2019) of Caribbean Beat Magazine, unless significant resources […]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 AOSIS Climate Change Fellowship Programme. Applications MUST be submitted by the applicant’s Country Mission based in New York. The application deadline is November 14, 2019. The 2020 Fellowship Class is scheduled to begin in January 2020. Further information on the application process is available here. The 2020 […]
New York, 1st October 2019 The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS) reaffirmed their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement and enhanced NDCs last week following the landmark UN Climate Action Summit. States across Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) remain deeply committed to […]
Ambassador Lois Young, Belize’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS), spoke with CNN International’s Becky Anderson briefly on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 about the climate crisis and refugees.
AOSIS has taken the unprecedented step of crafting a package of critical climate change initiatives to safeguard small island societies.
UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgent
While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030.
Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism – it is altering the decisions of today’s travelers.
An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.