Looking back to the Northeast on the hike to Perhin
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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
beyonce-visits-haiti-facebook-users-skepticism.html
tourism-haitis-new-lease-of-life
Is it safe to travel to Haiti? - Lonely Planet
surfs-up-in-haiti
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

Hurricane Matthew

miami herald
bbc

Wikipedia

Haiti
Haitian_Creole

rss

Haiti - Google News

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