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Haiti is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. The country occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic.

Breaking News: New species of fish discovered on the coral reef at Three Bays National Park. Details in the new IDB report
http://www.iadb.org/Document.cfm?id=40707195 @the_IDB

Headlines

the_truth_about_the_clintons_and_haiti
Why Haiti's economy needs new parks - Andy Drumm/IADB - @andydrumm
How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes
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Is it safe to travel to Haiti? - Lonely Planet
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impoverished-haitian-island-that-wants-nothing-to-do-with-tourism-development
https://news.vice.com/story/one-of-the-most-repeated-facts-about-deforestation-in-haiti-is-a-lie

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    tourism portals

    Ministry of Tourism site: http://www.haititourisme.gouv.ht
    https://twitter.com/TourismHaiti
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/tourismehaiti_vivezlexperience

    government

    http://www.haiti.org

    Elsewhere on the web

    http://wyclefjean.wordpress.com
    http://www.theworldchallenge.co.uk/2009-finalists-project08.php
    Kiskeya Alternative Destinations
    http://portacademie.com
    Fo​ndatio​n pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine​

    Baseline Ecological Inventory for Three Bays National Park, Haiti @andydrumm @the_IDB @nature_org

    Parks

    The Ecological Baseline Study and Species Inventory for the Three Bays National Park is now available online in French: http://www.iadb.org/Document.cfm?id=40707573 and English: http://www.iadb.org/Document.cfm?id=40707195

    Three Bays National Park (Parc Nacional DesTrois Baies et Lagon Aux Bouefs)

    A new 72,000 hectare marine protected area has recently been declared on the North coast of Haiti - Parc National des Trois Baies including the Lagon aux Bouefs IBA. The IDB is working closely with Haiti's protected areas agency (ANAP) and others to establish the park and generate alternative livelihoods for local people.
    http://www.cepf.net/news/top_stories/Pages/New-marine-protected-area-created-in-northeastern-Haiti.aspx
    http://www.ht.undp.org/content/haiti/fr/home/operations/projects/environment_and_energy/etablissement-d_un-systeme-national-daires-protegees-financierem.html
    http://www.foprobim.org/uploads/3/1/6/6/3166555/decree_creation_of_pa_in_northeast.pdf
    http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/09/20/3012827/lizard-rare-coral-reefs-complicate.html
    Important Bird Areas http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/userfiles/file/IBAs/AmCntryPDFs/Haiti.pdf
    http://vimeo.com/99040542
    http://lenouvelliste.com/lenouvelliste/articleprint/138890




    National Protected Areas Authority (ANAP)
    Agence nationale des aires protégées


    Biodiversity
    The DC Environmental Film Festival (March 18th-30th) features a new documentary on Haiti's biodiversity:
    http://www.extinctioninprogress.net/extinctioninprogress/Home.html


    Recommended Listening

    Lakou Mizik: Haiti's expression of hope - Follow the journey of Lakou Mizik, an eclectic group of Haitian musicians on a mission to show the world there is more to Haiti than poverty, pain and political upheaval.


    2010 Earthquake

    http://haiti.ushahidi.com
    International Aid Resources - Transitions Abroad
    In Haiti, good intentions have unexpected and unfortunate results
    Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid - New York Times

    flickrgroups

    Haiti
    Haiti Photographers Guilde