1.5 to Stay Alive

  Climate change threatens the very existence of some Caribbean islands. Beyond the impact on tourism, elevated temperatures and sea levels, extreme weather patterns, intense drought, and careless industrial pollution pose grave risks to local residents, farmers and fishermen. At the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) held in Paris this December, Caribbean nations must insistContinue reading “1.5 to Stay Alive”

KAWENM!

The dry season between the end of Lent and the beginning of the hurricane season is called kawenm in island patois. Here in the rainforest, where we sometimes have in excess of 250 inches of annual rainfall, it’s always been something to look forward to—a time to accomplish tasks that are impossible at other timesContinue reading “KAWENM!”