p>Fourteen Latin American and Caribbean countries adopted an ambitious Plan of Action to improve access rights in the region, including access to information, public participation, and access to justice.
A new economic valuation shows what Jamaica’s economy stands to lose if its coral reefs decline further.
p>Coral reefs provide significant value to the Jamaican economy, including tourism, fisheries and shoreline protection, according to new analysis released today. The study finds that reef-related fisheries contribute $34.3 million (USD) annually to Jamaica’s economy.
“Reefs at Risk Revisited” report presents comprehensive analysis of threats to coral reefs