The Caribbean Sea is a body of water between the Antillean islands and the mainland of Central and South America.
Historically, the sea connected people through its trade routes and provided them with their marine resources.
The Caribbean Sea is noted for its clarity and biological diversity, but the quantity of any one species is not great, so the region has never supported large commercial fishing.
The tragedy of the Haitian content--ideal for sugar production--are actively exploited earthquake was compounded by the state's poverty.
Many of the soils in the area are poor and not built to the standards of an agricultural orientation.
The inter was very acidic.
More than US$12 billion in humanitarian and devel is characterized by a heavy amount of red and yel opment aid and debt relief pledged in the wake of the low clays.
There is a new two agriculture.
Smaller in size and population than the Greater Antil remains a problem, and Haiti's large impoverished popula les were important early footholds for rival European tion still struggles.
The Lesser Antilles have islands from St. Kitts to Grenada.
The four large islands of Cuba, Jamaica, islands, with peaks ranging from 2000 to 5000 feet, have volcanic origins.
Most of the region's population, arable lands, and volcanic activity can be found beneath the Caribbean Plate, which is the heavier North and South American plates sink islands.
The popular interest in earthquakes.
The Dominican Republic has small pockets of Pico mulated ash from eruptions that are more than 10,000 feet arable soils, despite the steepness of the terrain.
The low-lying islands feet are east of the volcanic arcs.
The mountains of the Greater Antilles of Barbados, Antigua, Barbuda, and the eastern half were of little interest to plantation owners.
The coastal plains and valleys were preferred by the covered limestone.
The moun rock was an important refuge for runaway slaves and sub sugarcane.
The culture of British sugar production in the Caribbean was influenced by the experimental hub of Barbados.
The best farmlands are in the west and central region.
The Iron Unlike the rest of the Caribbean, the rimland states of Belize Market in downtown Port-au-Prince, where thousands and the Guianas still contain significant amounts of forest of vendors work, was one of the first major public cover.
The structures of agriculture in these states will be rebuilt after the earthquake.
limestone is found in a lot of low-lying Belize.
The rolling hills of the Guiana Shield are responsible for the poor soil quality in the area.
Sugar and rice are produced in the narrow coastal plain of the Guianas.
These rimland states export a lot of timber.
Bauxite and gold are important to the econ because of their ability to achieve hurricane status.
French Guiana has an average speed of 74 miles per hour.
Hurricanes may take several overseas territories of France, but they usually enter through dies and export shrimp and timber.
It is also home to the Lesser Antilles.
They collide with the Greater Antilles, Central America, Mexico, or southern North America before moving to the northeast and dissipating in the Atlantic.
Much of the Antillean islands and rimland receive more of the Americas than the Caribbean.
Typically, a half-dozen to a dozen hurricanes form each season and move through the region, causing enough rain to support tropical forests.
Damage is caused by average temperatures.
There are exceptions and most of the time.
The Caribbean has felt the full force of at least one change in rainfall more than the temperature.
The rainy season is from July to October and it is caused by the storms.
This is when the Atlantic high-pressure cell pours, which can cause severe flooding and deadly coastal winds.
The damage to March can't be reduced by this.
In 2010, the Antillean U.Sly received more rain than the Antigua in islands.
The homes were destroyed and the flooding was serious.
Many atmo the Antilles, the Guianas experience a brief dry period in September to October.
January tends to be more active in hurricanes.
Since 1995 there has been a change on the mainland and a dry time on the islands.
The Guianas are different from the rest of the region because they are not affected by depressions.
The Caribbean has bean, as well as Central and North America, which has not been a major contributor of greenhouse gases.
The maritime region is extremely vulnerable to the neg low-pressure disturbances that form off the coast of West Africa, which can cause sea-level rise, as they move across the increased intensity of storms.
The scientific consensus is that the surface temperatures will increase between 1.2deg and Guiana when telecommunications and meteorology satellites are launched.
The European Space Agency uses this French territory because it is close to the equator and 2.3 degrees Centigrade across the Caribbean in this century.