Taking an innovative approach conservation, famous local artists from five Eastern Caribbean islands launched original songs and music videos to inspire local residents to protect their oceans. These songs are currently playing on each island and using the universal language of music to call upon communities to protect their marine environments and celebrate each island’s connection to the sea.
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines - “This is Who We Are” by Keith Currency, Mentaliss and the New Starrz
The Vincy crew shows off St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ breathtaking natural beauty in an irresistibly danceable call for all Vincentians, from the mountains to the beaches, to cherish their islands.
Grenada - “This is Who We Are” by Mr. Killa
Regional superstar of soca music and carnival anthems, Mr. Killa shows his serious side in a plea for Grenadians to clean up the pollution for the sake of current and future generations facing climate change.
Dominica - “This is Who We Are” by Nayee
Nayee’s day in Dominica’s Cabrits Marine Section celebrates life on the Nature Isle’s protected coast and the livelihoods of the people that call it home.
St. Kitts and Nevis - “This is Who We Are” by Sugar Bowl
A league of local super heroes, led by the popular music personality King Sugar Bowl, sets out to educate the country about the importance of The Narrows, the marine channel between the St. Kitts and Nevis, and to make sure everyday citizens comply with the laws of this newly protected area.
Antigua and Barbuda - “This is Who We Are” by Hard Knaxs
In a spontaneous and inviting beach party, soca artist Hard Knaxs and his friends call on their country of Antigua and Barbuda to take care of the beaches and wildlife in the North East Marine Managed Area (NEMMA).
This project is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) supports this initiative on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag.