Day: September 27, 2017

The Cost of Irma to Barbuda’s Fishing Industry

The Cost of Irma to Barbuda’s Fishing Industry

Original article on seafoodsource.com –¬†https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/caribbean-fishers-count-the-cost-in-wake-of-irma The article recounts the damage done to the Barbuda sea fisherman populations boats mostly. 10 percent were insured so many have lost their livelihoods. Also Irma in Sept 2017 took out many mangroves which are tough but not that tough and wiped out lobster breeding grounds in codrington.  

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