Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Spanish: Mar Caribe; French: Mer des Cara√Įbes; Haitian Creole: Lam√® Karayib; Jamaican Patois: Kiaribiyan Sii; Dutch: Cara√Įbische Zee; Papiamento: Laman Karibe) is an American mediterranean sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere. It is bounded by Mexico and Central America to the west and south west, to the north by the Greater Antilles starting with Cuba, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and to the south by the north coast of South America. The entire area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and adjacent coasts, are ‚Ķ

Wikipedia Share

Publications

World Bank Group · 9 November 2021 English

Grenada Grenada is located in the south-eastern Caribbean Sea and includes the Grenadines islands of Carriacou


World Bank Group · 1 November 2021 English

Launched in 2018, PROBLUE is an Umbrella 2.0 program administrated by the World Bank that supports the development of integrated, sustainable and healthy marine and coastal resources. Oceans have a …

02 1 A N N UA L R E P O R Tvi FOREWORD Caribbean Sea / © Shutterstock / Damsea H E A LT H Y O recovery for vulnerable coastal populations Caribbean Sea / © Shutterstock / Damsea 2 02 1 A N N UA


ORF · 5 October 2021 English

In August 2021, India took over the one-month presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). According to the UNSC rules of procedure, the Council presidency rotates between each of …

around the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Guinea, the Caribbean Sea and the Eastern Pacific, encroachments on maritime


World Bank Group · 1 October 2021 English

In recent decades, hurricane frequency and intensity have increased in the Caribbean basin. Many tropical mangroves are found on the coasts of Caribbean islands, unfortunately, these wetland ecosystems have been cleared at a rate of one percent per year since the nineties by climatic and anthropogenic Given this critical context, this study quantifies the causal effects hurricane windstorms on local economic activity, using as a proxy nightlights in the Caribbean region at the highest spatial resolution

Atlantic Ocean basin, which includes the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico areas (Tomblin, 1979)


World Bank Group · 1 October 2021 English

This duality characterizes the agriculture sector in most Caribbean SIDs. Today, agriculture accounts for 23% of employment in the Caribbean, with Haiti having the largest share in the Caribbean of 62%. The majority of the Caribbean’s poor rely on agriculture for the provision of their livelihood.

temperatures, sea-level rise, and an increase in tropical cyclone activity. The sea level has risen by approximately 20 cm between 1901 and 2010, but has been rising at a rate The most widespread impacts affecting fisheries in the Caribbean are sea level rise, rising sea surface Sea surface temperature (SST) extremes were first documented in the Western Caribbean and then, since Sea’s 150-year record; 80% of all Caribbean coral reefs were affected by the bleaching and up to 40%


Oxfam International · 1 October 2021 English

Activities to bring the issues of COP26 alive in your classroom and inspire young people to stand up for climate justice. Climate change is threatening humankind and pushing people into …

affecting the Pacific Ocean islands or the Caribbean Sea. But it’s also a threat here in the British


UNISDR · 30 September 2021 English

The development of the profiles involved a wide range of scientific experts from: The role of the TWG was to develop technical recommenda- ‚ÄĘ United Nations agencies and scientific networks ‚Ķ

warning systems for the Indian Ocean (IOTWMS); Caribbean Sea (ICG-CARIBE-EWS); and the North-eastern Atlantic Atlantic, central and eastern North Pacific, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, such a weather phenom- enon warning systems for the Indian Ocean (IOTWMS); Caribbean Sea (ICG-CARIBE-EWS); and the North-eastern Atlantic warning systems for the Indian Ocean (IOTWMS); Caribbean Sea (ICG-CARIBE-EWS); and the North-eastern Atlantic warning systems for the Indian Ocean (IOTWMS); Caribbean Sea (ICG-CARIBE-EWS); and the North-eastern Atlantic


World Bank Group · 22 September 2021 English

is a sovereign island state in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean and


World Bank Group · 22 September 2021 English

is a sovereign island state in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean and


World Bank Group · 16 September 2021 English

This poverty and equity report provides updated poverty and inequality statistics from the Grenada Survey of Living Conditions and Household Budget Survey (SLCHBS) conducted between 2018 and 2019 by the …

demographic profile. Located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of


View more