Science

Embark, Environment, United States, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana

Turtle-watching in the Caribbean | Eco buzz

Learn about the best places to see leatherbacks, hawksbills, greens, olive ridleys, and loggerheads across the region — and some of the dedicated community organisations working hard to save them

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Environment, Guyana

Guyana’s sacred passage | Offtrack

Annette Arjoon-Martins takes us into Guyana’s Barima Mora Passage — part of the Amazon ecoregion, home to unspoilt mangrove, an array of endangered species, and thriving Indigenous culture — and shares why she and her team are working so hard to protect it

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Arrive, Science, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Tonya Villafana: “I never worked so hard in my life” | Own words

T&T-born Tonya Villafana on her love for science, her work developing a COVID-19 vaccine at AstraZeneca, and keeping grounded in mid-pandemic — as told to Marvin Espinoza

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Immerse, Food and Cuisine, Science

Natural healing | Discover

For generations, Caribbean people have used local plants — leaves, seeds, roots, and more — for medicine. But scientific research into these folk remedies has lagged behind. At the University of the West Indies campus in Mona, Jamaica, the pioneering Natural Products Institute is working to change that, Erline Andrews learns

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Arrive, Travel, Environment, Suriname, Curacao, Cuba, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Barbados, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, Dominica

Go wild | Round trip

Soaring mountains, rushing rivers and waterfalls, rainforests teeming with life, and savannahs stretching to the horizon — the Caribbean has so many amazing natural landscapes to explore. What better time to experience the life-giving adventures of the great outdoors?

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Advertorial, Science

A big step forward in the fight against gynaecological cancers

In the Caribbean, cancers of the cervix, uterus and ovary make up the second, third and fifth most common cancers. In Trinidad and Tobago, we have taken the fight against gynaecological cancers on all fronts — preventative, early detection, treatment and succession planning.

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