Back from the brink: the St. Lucia parrot

Requiem for the Monk Seal

Some animal speceis have disappeared from the Caribbean forever. But others are being saved..

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.

Meeting of minds: Cuban President Fidel Castro is congratulated after his speech by Grenada's Ambassador Eugene Pursoo. Photograph by Eden Shand

Global Warming and the Caribbean

The Caribbean made a strong contribution to the earth Summit in Brazil; but only time will tell what the results will be. .

Red and pink ginger lilies. Photograph by Barbara Martin

Caribbean Flowers for Sale

Exotic Caribbean flowers are turning out to be a thriving export business.

Saving Caribbean Rainforests

A regional action plan is under way to reverse serious deforestation and hillside erosion in the Caribbean. Additional material by Debby Seddon..

French Guiana’s Ariane Reaches for the Stars

Once the home of the notorious Devil's Island prison colony, French Guiana is now the nerve centre of the modern business..

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach..

Turning Green: St. Lucia’s Llewellyn Xavier

St Lucian artist Llewellyn Xavier is using his painting to dramatise environmental problems, and has found an ingenious way of doing it.