Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator nominates regional initiatives for Earthshot Prize

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I heard from Island Innovation, that dynamic sustainable development and communications network that focuses on the global island community, that the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator has nominated several initiatives for the US$1.2 million Earthshot Prize.

The Caribbean island projects are: Offgrid EV Charging, Solarponix, and Trash to Treasure (SMCL) from Trinidad and Tobago; GrenadaGrows from Grenada; Eco Skywater from Barbados; Petros-Aquaculture from Aruba; Partannafrom the Bahamas; Carrefour from Haiti; EcoCarib Greentechnologie from Saint Lucia.

Oystering with Kee Farms. (Photo from their Facebook page – follow them!)

Last but by no means least! Kee Farms from Jamaica is a nominee; it describes itself as “a regenerative ocean farm that invests in crops and sea stock such as seaweed and mollusks.” I am keeping my fingers crossed for them.

The Earthshot Prize has one winner for each of five categories: Protect and Restore Nature; Clean Our Air; Revive Our Oceans…

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