SOS: Saving Tobago’s turtles | Caribbean Beat

Originally written for and published in Caribbean Beat magazine in 2011 It’s 4 am. Weary volunteers from Save Our Sea Turtles (SOS Tobago) have been patrolling the beaches since 8 pm the night before, ensuring that the evening’s nesting turtles and their hatchlings go undisturbed by poachers, predators, or even fascinated onlookers. In another 90 minutes or so, the sun will rise over the Caribbean Sea – just in … Continue reading SOS: Saving Tobago’s turtles | Caribbean Beat

Sun, sea and whales | Caribbean Beat

Originally written for and published in Caribbean Beat magazine in 2007 Whale-watching may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Caribbean, but last December saw the formation of a new organisation, CARIBwhale, designed to change that. In the face of growing aggression from powerful pro-whaling interests worldwide, CARIBwhale is taking a stand to protect these giant creatures and their … Continue reading Sun, sea and whales | Caribbean Beat