After six long years, Guyana has signed on to an agreement with the EU that should prove instrumental in securing a profitable position for the small Latin American country in the global legal

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Renewable Energy between India and Guyana.

In the forests of the Potaro plateau of Guyana, scientists have discovered a bright blue tarantula that is likely new to science.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it is facing lawsuits from two companies over the implementation of a controversial environment tax.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The Guyana government on Wednesday announced the formation of a Ministerial Task Force that will create an action plan focusing on the immediate relief for communities af

Six Caribbean countries have attained the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on hunger and feature promising indicators with regards to food security and nutrition, according to a report released

NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil — This Sept 15, 2009 file photo shows damage done to the Amazon rainforest in a deforested area near Novo Progresso in Brazil’s northern state of Para. (PHOTO: AP)

A global “gold rush” has led to a significant increase of deforestation in the tropical forests of South America.

This is according to new research publish today, 14 January, in IOP Publishing’s journal Environmental Research Letters, which has highlighted the growing environmental impact of gold mining in some of the most biologically diverse regions in the tropics.

Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries cope with the impact of climate change.

This study emphasizes the importance of rainstorm events in mobilizing carbon at the soil-stream interface from tropical rainforests. Half-hourly geochemical/isotopic records over a 13.5 h period from a 20 km tropical rainforest headwater in Guyana show an order of magnitude increase in dissolved organic carbon (DOC) concentration in less than 30 mins (10.6–114 mg/L). The composition of DOC varies significantly and includes optically invisible dissolved organic matter (iDOM) that accounts for a large proportion (4–89%) of the total DOC, quantified using size exclusion chromatography (SEC).

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