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What would locals like visitors to know about the Caribbean? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Caribbean Biological Corridor
unep.org

UWI-TV

UWI-TV is a multi-platform channel that’s owned and operated by the University of the West Indies (UWI).
uwitv.org
Facebook
Youtube
@uwitv

UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean aims to create an enabling environment where our national governments have the capacities for inclusive & sustainable human development; meet their regional commitments, & internationally agreed goals including SDGs
https://www.bb.undp.org/content/barbados/en/home/

https://www.facebook.com/UNDPBarbadosandtheEasternCaribbean/

Headlines
Climate Change and Tourism in the Caribbean – CEPAL (PDF)
http://caribjournal.com/2015/07/03/trinidad-and-tobago-to-host-major-sustainable-tourism-conference
http://parkscaribbean.net/iucn-launches-web-portal-to-showcase-inspiring-protected-area-solutions
11 Things Caribbean Islands Need To Do
Caribbean governments now insured against excess rainfall
Regional protected areas network established in the Caribbean


Flickr
caribbean conservation

Twitter
@ctotourism
@CaribeSurOrg
@CaribJournal
@IRFinDC
@TourismTT
@Caribbean_LCC
@AandBEnviron
@CARICOMClimate
@STINAPABonaire
@lia_nicholson
@EAGAntigua
@nparsan

YouTube
CTO tourism

Wikipedia
Caribbean
Caribbean cuisine
Henry_Morgan

Parks
parkscaribbean.net

Saint Lucia
friendsofunescostlucia
Castries

Saint Vincent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Vincent_%28island%29
http://discoversvg.com

Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain is the capital of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_of_Spain
http://www.mphe.gov.tt/index.php
Turtle Watching Permits
http://www.gotrinidadandtobago.comhttps://www.facebook.com/islandsoftrinidadandtobago@TourismTT
http://www.abhishekbehl.net/2014/10/26/welcome-paradise-tobago-island
http://www.trinidadexpress.com
@nparsan

Virgin Islands
http://www.usvitourism.vi
http://www.flickr.com/groups/virgin_islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Road_Town

Tropical Storm Sean

Elsewhere
http://caribbeanlcc.org@Caribbean_LCChttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Caribbean-Landscape-Conservation-Cooperative/222151877909510
Association of Caribbean States
2nd Meeting of Ministers of Tourism of the Greater Caribbean (TMM-2)
Lonely Planet – Eastern Caribbean
IRF – Impacts of Tourism on Coastal Degredation
Caribbean Environment Programme
Caribbean Net News
World Tourism Organization fires environment consultant
Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST)
caribbeanlcc.org
canari.org/
caribbeanclimate.bz
caribbeantravel.com
cep.unep.org/
dloc.com
Environmental Support Services
Protected Areas Management in the Caribbean: Core Themes for Education, Awareness, and Communication Programmes (PDF)
http://www.caribesur.org@CaribeSurOrg
sociedadastronomia.com

dcnanature.org

Blogs
lianicholson.wordpress.com@lia_nicholson

Caribbean Tourism Organization
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), with headquarters in Barbados and offices in New York and London, is the Caribbean’s tourism development agency comprising membership of over 30 countries and territories including Dutch, English, French and Spanish, as well as a myriad of private sector allied members.
http://www.onecaribbean.org
@ctotourism
https://www.youtube.com/user/CTOtourism

Recent Events
November 26-28, 2014
Sub-Regional Meeting on the Caribbean Action Plan for World Heritage 2014-2019. Havana, Cuba.

December 8, 2014
Sixth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC6) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW). Cartagena, Colombia.

December 9, 2014
Eighth Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP8) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW). Cartagena, Colombia.

April 2013 Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development

Hangouts
October 2014 Caribbean Parks and Tourism Hangout

On Thursday October 16 we are holding a lively conversation about parks and tourism in the Caribbean. Invited guests are regional experts and we will be taking your questions.

Talking points — Status of parks and tourism in the Caribbean. What are locals doing? What should travelers know? Upcoming events? What are the achievements of the sustainable tourism programme of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)?

Guests
Lloyd Gardner, WCPA Caribbean Vice Chair
Davina Layne, Caribbean Tourism Organization

Blog
https://ronmader.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/caribhangout

FYI
The #SouthernCaribbean eco-región comprises Venezuela, Columbia, Panamá, Aruba, Curazao, Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada

Hang out with us October 16. Caribbean Parks and Tourism Hangout

Wikipedia
Caribbean
Birds of the West Indies

Planeta.com

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