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Our Solutions Lie in Nature

Photograph: Biodiversity - Sea Whips with School of Coral Reef FishPhoto Credit: Jonathan Gomez By Attish Kanhai, Research Officer Institute of Marine Affairs   In 1970, Theodor Geisel was fighting...

Parrotfish - Eating and “pooping” their way to healthy reefs!

Prepared by Dr. Farahnaz N. Solomon, Fisheries Biologist Institute of Marine Affairs   Present on Tobago’s coral reefs and adored by snorkelers and divers because of their often garish coloration,...

Sargassum – A Visitor to Our Beaches

Prepared by Dr. Rahanna Juman Institute of Marine Affairs   Usually, locals make plans for recreational activities at our beaches over the Easter long-weekend. This year is very different.  The novel...

TRAINING WORKSHOP TO INITIATE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION SYSTEM

Photo of the nariva Swamp. Courtesy the FAO T&T. 22 May 2020, Port of Spain – Representatives of various Government agencies will, on Friday May 22, begin a virtual training workshop on the...

SEA, SAND AND A TERRIBLE STING – The dangers lurking on our sandy shores

By Alana Jute, IMA Researcher   When the ‘stay at home’ order is lifted and it is once safer to be out and about, many may no doubt head to the beach to soak up some much needed sun, sea and salt.  ...

The Importance of Gender Equality to Marine Sciences at the IMA

  by Lorraine Barrow, Librarian   From the brackish waterways dotted with hectares of healthy mangroves on Trinidad’s shorelines to scenic underwater seascapes of coral reefs in Tobago, female...

US $5M to Achieve TT’s Energy Efficiency Goals through Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Technologies

  US$5.152M has been committed to fund a national project entitled “Energy Efficiency through the Development of Low-Carbon Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technologies in Trinidad and Tobago...

CDB's Creative Industry Innovation Fund Emergency Relief Grant Call

Monday April 20, 2020 SUMMARY Go to https://www.caribank.org/publications-and-resources/resource-library/other-resources/ciif-emergency-relief-grant-call In light of the loss of revenue by Creative...

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