Jamaica bound? Marine resources and management at a crossroads in Antigua and Barbuda
Can a Caribbean nation reliant on marine resources develop an economy based on coral reef ecosystems in spite of threats to those resources?
This article is based on research published in the Society’s Geographical Journal which examines the contrasting case studies of Antigua & Barbuda and Jamaica.
This research asks: Can a Caribbean nation heavily reliant on marine resources develop a sustainable economy based on coral reef ecosystems in spite of human and physical stresses and threats to those resources?
This article can be used to make cross-curricular links in relation to: food supplies, tourisms, marine environments and sustainable resources management.
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