Caribbean leaders’ commitment to being at the forefront of addressing climate change is now a matter of their region’s survival. As extreme polarizing weather continues, the Caribbean becomes more vulnerable to future natural crisis and the environmental issues that they already face.
Increasing reports of fish life littered on shores or massive areas of little life indicate a growing issue; our sea life is dying.
In coastal waters, scientists report the continual spread of dead zones. Known as hypoxia, dead zones are areas in the sea with low levels of oxygen. As oxygen decreases, algae blooms, resulting in conditions in which only a few organisms can survive. Literally, the depleted oxygen levels cause marine life to suffocate.
After Christmas, thousands of trees sit curbside by its former owners without a destination, but the dumpster.
Now, good wood finds its home along the marshes of Louisiana to deal with the region’s severe coastal erosion. And the plan works.