The war against Aedes aegypti

By Trudy Christian, MPH What do Dengue, Yellow Fever, Chikungunya and Zika all have in common? Yes they’re all viral infections you’d prefer not have. Yes, they all result in some of the same symptoms which include fever, rash, joint pain and muscle pain. But of primary importance is the fact that all these diseases […]

What can be done to cease coral bleaching?

By Sharon Allicock-Joseph Have you ever seen “The Bee Movie”? If you have, I’m pretty sure you saw the predicament the world was in when bees decided to reclaim their honey, and take a vacation from pollinating flowers. If this were to happen in reality, many organisms would be wiped out. Well, there aren’t any […]

Where have all the butterflies gone?

By Dr. Hermancia Eugene-Zamore   It is a known fact the Caribbean and Latin American region has always been used as an example of beautiful landscape giving breathtaking views and adventures some can only imagine. We have been fortunate to see this beauty everyday, first hand. Let’s think back to our childhood days for those […]

Thinking through the impacts of climate change

In an effort to extend the conversation about climate change and its human impact on Dominica and the Caribbean, Create Caribbean is collaborating with lecturers from Dominica State College to deepen the inquiry already at work on the project. Through a series of blog posts, these lecturers and scholars explore the research behind some of […]

Introducing Alternate Caribbean Futures

The Carisealand project is a multimedia project aimed at raising awareness about environmentalism and sustainability in the Caribbean, with a focus on revisiting the region’s history to find out how we got here in the era of climate change, and looking at how we can move forward with the reality of our new ways of […]