Grenadines

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Grenadines:

see GrenadaGrenada
, independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations (2005 est. pop. 89,500), 133 sq mi (344 sq km), in the Windward Islands, West Indies. The state includes the island of Grenada (120 sq mi/311 sq km) and the southern half of the archipelago known as the Grenadines, a
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; Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines,
island nation (2005 est. pop. 118,000), 150 sq mi (388 sq km), West Indies, in the Windward Islands. It comprises the island of Saint Vincent (140 sq mi/363 sq km) and about two thirds of the small Grenadine islands to the south.
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; Windward IslandsWindward Islands,
southern group of the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, curving generally southward for c.300 mi (480 km) from the Leeward Islands toward NE Venezuela.
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While much remains to be discovered about the biodiversity of these sites, the Atlas surveys identified two Grenadine islands that classify as global Important Bird Areas for seabirds, meaning they represent more than 1% of the global population of one or more species, while five other islands are regionally important.
He swam into the sea off the Grenadine Islands before changing out of his Bermuda shorts for a short speedboat trip.
PLUSH: The luxury interior, above, of the yacht Good Vibrations, which is moored in the sun-kissed Caribbean, top' LOUD AND BLAIR: The Prime Minister in a pair of Bermuda shorts on board the luxury yacht' ALL AT SEA: The Blairs with friends on a dinghy off the Grenadine Islands SPLASHNEWS' LOVE BOAT: Cherie and Tony Blair on board the luxury yacht Good Vibrations.
Government has requested a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to help meet the cost of the road and port infrastructure improvement in the Grenadine islands of Bequia, Canouan, Mayreau and Union Island.
Project Description: Building capacity on Mayreau and other Grenadine islands for the capture, population reduction and consumption of invasive lionfish to protect biodiversity (traditional fish stock) in our waters (including the Tobago Cay Marine Park) and for the use of lionfish byproduct (spines, tails and fins) for jewelry production, thereby creating livelihood for our fishers, women and youths.
The Mayreau Regatta and Sporting Committee aims to preserve and enhance the marine biodiversity in the Tobago Cays Marine Park and other waters surrounding our Grenadine islands by building capacity to effectively battle the lionfish invasion, which threatens our traditional fishery and tourism, two main industries on which our islands depend.
He swam off the Grenadine Islands before changing out of his Bermuda shorts for a speedboat trip.
Back on the power boat we whizzed past some of the other Southern Grenadine islands - Canouan, Palm Island, Union Island, Mayreau and Tobago Cays - as dolphins played alongside the boat.
And we joined her as she journeyed around the Grenadine Islands.
Grenada sits on the southern end of the spectacular Grenadine Islands / Tobago Cays and has a rich yachting culture.
There are daily flights to St Vincent from Barbados, St Lucia and other Grenadine Islands.