The Oil of Corruption

June 30th, 2018

Oil is nasty stuff. Not coconut oil or olive oil, of course. I am talking about petroleum – crude oil, light sweet oil (sounds tasty, but not), Brent crude, and so on. I just read on a travel page that guests at an Azerbaijani hotel bathe in the stuff, believing it to have therapeutic qualities. […]

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The Lion and the Parrot

April 20th, 2016

Is this a story about the depredations of humans on our wildlife – hunting the lions, trafficking our endangered parrots? Well, it could be, and certainly humans have been the instigators of a worrying dual problem. This is about the Caribbean, however, and it relates to fish. Let’s start with the Parrot Fish, that beautiful […]

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Reggae Music Sustains Caribbean Climate Change Campaign

March 1st, 2016

Remember the slogan: One Point Five to Stay Alive? Well, the Caribbean campaign to keep global temperatures to a maximum 1.5 degree rise had an extraordinary impact on the COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris last December. And musicians helped to amplify the message, guided and encouraged by the dedicated team at Panos Caribbean. […]

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