Culture, Environment, Lifestyle, Caribbean Diaspora

How to Name a Hummingbird

From the first, Europeans thought them quite startling. “Little birds,” remarked Columbus in 1492, when he first arrived in the New...

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Culture, Environment, Science

Caribbean Volcanoes: Fire Down Below

He was so overcome by the destruction he saw following the eruption of the Soufrière volcano on the island of St Vincent on May 7,  1902...

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Culture, Environment, Dominica, Guyana

Seeking The Green Antilles: Caribbean Eco Adventures

Think of a Caribbean vacation, and the pictures that come to mind are of pristine white sand beaches, clear blue water, shady palm trees,...

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Culture, Environment, People, Science, Trinidad and Tobago

Good, Bad and Ugly Bugs

So what is a bug? A micro-organism, especially one causing disease, is one of the definitions for bug in the dictionary, and in general...

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Culture, Environment, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Bernadette Coutain-Plair: Lady of the Blue and Gold

It was worth the long drive from Port of Spain to the east Trinidad hamlet of Plum Mitan, one Friday morning in March, to witness a...

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Culture, Environment, Lifestyle, Trinidad and Tobago

Subterranean Secrets: Trinidad’s Mud Volcanoes

I’m looking at a photograph of three pelicans perched on top of the mud volcanic island in Trinidad’s Chatham Bay, which erupted on May...

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Culture, Environment, Science

Caribbean volcanoes: sun, sea – and ash?

Sure you’ve heard about Vesuvius, and how it blew away Pompeii, but what about Soufrière? And exactly which Soufrière are we talking...

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