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Barbados

Barbados
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Population: 285653
  • Size: 431.0 Km2

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“Captain the island’s sinking!” Climate change and tourism in Speightstown, Barbados, West Indies
M. Scantlebury / Climate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development 2008
This paper documents the likely impact of climate change on the historic township of Speightstown, Barbados and considers some of its impacts on toursim and sustainable development.
Integrating watershed and coastal areas management in the Caribbean small island developing states
Global Environment Facility Environmental Information Infrastructure (EII) for Latin America and the Caribbean 2007
The capacity needs assessment examined the functions, procedures, products, data, tools and human resources available in each agency and uses this information to determine GIS and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) requir...
National tourism sector adaptation strategy to address climate change in Barbados
University of the West Indies 2009
This report was prepared to better understand the implication of climate change for tourism in the Caribbean and the options for addressing these projected impacts. Concentrated on Bartbados, the report addresses the impact of sea lev...
Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change: Barbados country profile
A. Peterson / Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment, University of Queensland 2014
This report provides a summary of governance and livelihoods research conducted as part of the Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE) project. In this country report for Barabdos, over 500 interviews and surveys were...
Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in Caribbean small island developing states: integrating local and external knowledge
J. Mercer / Many Strong Voices 2012
Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) are vulnerable to climate change impacts including sea level rise, invasive species, ocean acidification, changes in rainfall patterns, increased temperatures and changing hazard regimes...
Enhancing the climate risk and adaptation fact base for the Caribbean ... preliminary results of the ECA study
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility 2010
The impacts of climate change in the form of phenomena such as sea level rise and intensified natural disasters weigh heavily on the developing economies of the Caribbean. The key to reducing the scope and severity of losses lies in p...
National adaptation strategy to address climate change tourism sector in Barbados: strategy and action plan
A. Robertson / Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2008
In Barbados, as in other countries, the extent to which people take steps at adaptation is directly tied to how seriously they view the issue of climate change. The Barbados tourism vulnerability capacity assessment study sought to pr...
Review of health effects of climate variability and climate change in the Caribbean
M. Taylor / Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2009
One of the areas in which climate change is strongly anticipated to have a potential impact in the coming years is the spread of communicable and vector-borne diseases. This study examines the incidence of dengue in Trinidad and Tobag...
National adaptation strategy to address climate change tourism sector in Barbados: synthesis of the technical reports
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2009
This Synthesis Report brings together the information from four technical studies, each designed to identify and characterise an aspect of the climate change induced vulnerabilities to which the Barbados tourism industry may be expose...
Climate change and tourism in Barbados: an assessment of the perceptions of climate risk and adaptation capacities in the tourism sector in Speightstown
A. Robertson / Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2008
In Barbados, as in other countries, the extent to which people take steps at adaptation is directly tied to how seriously they view the issue of climate change. The Barbados tourism vulnerability capacity assessment study sought to pr...
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