The Cropper Foundation acknowledges the contributions made by many persons in the preparation of this docu-ment. Special thanks are extended to Angela Cropper, the Environment and Resource Education (IERE) Adviso-ry Committee; the University of the West Indies (UWI); the Ministry of Education in Trinidad and Tobago; theEnvironmental Management Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (EMA); the Buccoo Reef Trust; the CaribbeanNatural Resources Institute (CANARI); the Chaguaramas Development Agency (CDA); the Caribbean Exami-nations Council (CXC); the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT); and the following individual experts fortheir interest and contribution towards preparation of this document:
Maurice Rawlins and Dr. Mary Alkins-Koo
Joseph Cazabon, Edmund Charles, Talisha Cox, Simone Dieffenthaller, Myrna Ellis, Keston Finch,Keisha Garcia, Nadia Mohammed,
Jeet Ramjattan, Tessa Sooklal
IERE Advisory Committee:
Prof. John Agard, Dr. Mary Alkins-Koo, Robyn Cross, Prof. Julien Duncan, Carol Keller, Dr. Dani Lyndersay,Cerronne Prevatt, Henry Saunders, Prof. John Spence, Nordia Weekes, Dr. Rachael Williams.
Joseph Cazabon (St. Mary’s College)Robyn Cross (EMA)Keisha Garcia (EMA)Nicole Leotaud (CANARI)Barry Lovelace (Buccoo Reef Trust)Dr. Michael Oatham (UWI)Sundar Seecharan (Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Marine Resources of Trinidad and Tobago)Dr. Rachael Williams (UTT)
We acknowledge the nancial support of The Packard Foundation for the preparation of this document.