Conference on Climate Change in the Caribbean Under Way in Puerto Rico

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Environment-and-Eco-Tourism-620x330.jpgMore than 350 people are expected to attend a conference on Climate Change in the Caribbean this week in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Department of Interior and governments of Puerto Rico to host the conference.

The conference features dignitaries and scientists from many Caribbean islands and the U.S. who will explore the consequences of climate change to the region. Participants will discuss the progress that has already been made to address climate change and the need for further action, according to a news release from the EPA.

The conference will highlight recent success stories in preparing for and responding to the effects of climate variability and change in the Caribbean; review new advances in Caribbean climate science; promote tools and strategies…

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