Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
Several measures have been taken to achieve the 2010 biodiversity target including the protection of 30% of the forest, increased education of the general public and in schools, and the development of emergency action plans for two invasive species, the Black Sigatoka and the Giant African Snail. Specific conservation targets have been established for conch, turtles and lobsters... More »
Initiatives in Protected Areas
There is specific legislation in place for the establishment of 5-year marine management plans and relevant penalties.
Initiatives for Article 8(j)
The Carib community initiative is in place to protect traditional knowledge and promote local communities.