Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

Hoy en día son cientos de miles las toneladas de plástico que cada año quedan sin recoger en las islas del Caribe, mientras grandes olas de desechos plásticos llegan a sus costas, sobre todo luego...

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice....

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

La ciencia del cambio climático es lo suficientemente robusta como para afirmar rotundamente que el planeta seguro y estable en el que la humanidad ha prosperado durante miles de años puede estar...

Gustavo Alberto Fonseca |

Photo: Bishwa Pandey/World Bank Like other countries in the Eastern Caribbean region, Belize is highly vulnerable to natural hazards such as coastal and inland flooding, high winds, fire, and...

Justin Locke |

También disponible en español e português It’s tempting to think that this is just another Earth Day – after all, it has been celebrated since 1970. But perhaps this year should be different, at...

Karin Erika Kemper |

También disponible en español y portugués So you may be wondering if those scenes from the movie 2012 are not too much of a stretch after all, huh? In the Hollywood blockbuster, apocalyptic images...

Erick Fernandes |

If life is all a stage, as Shakespeare asserts, then for many, a journey home can be an intermission; a time to reflect upon preceding scenes and to contemplate the next Act. This week, returning...

Angus Friday |