Barbados receiving 35 BYD electric buses; first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean

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The Barbados Transport Board recently received 33 BYD battery-electric buses and two more of the 30-foot buses will be delivered by December. The buses were specifically designed for the Barbados market and come equipped with wheelchair accessibility, WiFi and USB charger connectors.

Five Canadian and developing country teams awarded total of C$12.5M to study climate change adaptation

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Murray Simpson, the CARIBSAVE Partnership, Barbados; Daniel Scott, University of Waterloo, Canada. The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) together with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced that five research teams have been awarded a total of C$12.5 million (US$12.8