Did people settle these islands by traveling north from South America, or in the other direction? Reanalyzing data from artifacts discovered decades ago provides a definitive answer.
Big storms with lots of flooding, like hurricanes Dorian and Maria, actually restore the Caribbean's delicate balance between native and nonnative fish species, new research finds.
A series of new studies sheds light on the population crash and extinction of the giant birds, lemurs and more that roamed the island until around A.D. 700-1000.
Even before the British billionaire invested US$1 billion in making the region 'climate-smart,' Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica were pioneering a renewable energy boom in the Caribbean.
Despite its global importance, the rainy 'Maritime Continent' around Indonesia is hard to capture using global climate models. But fear not - new research shows how to improve our forecasts.