Environmental Protection in the Caribbean
              
 
Protecting the Caribbean environment through research and community based action


Black-capped Petrel

Conservation


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Outreach and Education

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SEWAGE

PUMPOUT

BOAT

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Lesser Atlas

The first comprehensive regional perspective on seabird populations.
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Songbird Banding

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Wetland Monitoring

Through bird surveys and water testing.

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Love the Lagoon

Blue Flag Initiative | Simpson Bay

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Welcome to EPIC

"Protecting the Caribbean environment through research and community-based action"

Since 2000, EPIC has been working throughout the West Indies to further the scientific understanding of the issues faced by the Caribbean ecosystem, educate the public about conservation, and promote public involvement in ecological restoration and protection.

Environmental Protection in the Caribbean  currently receives a majority of its funding from individual donors. Please help support our critical  research and conservation projects.

Recent News

  • Pumpout Boat Will Reduce Sewage Dumping - February 2nd, 2016
    Pumpout Boat Will Reduce Sewage Dumping Boats in and around the Simpson Bay Lagoon of St. Maarten/St. Marin can now properly dispose of onboard sewage by using the services of the sewage pumpout boat “Slurpy.”  The boat is owned by the St. Maarten-based  foundation Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), which recently completed repairs to damage… Read more...
  • Quarterly Update from the Field - December 2015 - February 2nd, 2016
    Quarterly Update from the Field - December 2015   In this issue, EPIC ends the year with exciting developments, including community-based conservation in Haiti, getting our sewage pumpout boat being back in the water, expanding our education program, awarding the eco-label Blue Flag for Beaches and Marinas, and crafting our strategic plan for the coming years. Read more...

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Caribbean
2 Nile Drive
Maho, Sint Maarten
Dutch West Indies
(721) 545-3009
United States
411 Walnut Street # 6749
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043-3443
United States
(707) 845-1171