Using Lemon Trees to Combat Coralita on Saba

Between December 2017 and June 2018, members of the St. John’s community planted five lemon trees to bring attention to and work towards the eradication of the invasive Coralita vine on Saba. Using updated Participatory Action Research techniques, researchers were able to inspire community involvement which had previously been hindered due to a lack of interest and understanding.

Article published in BioNews 34

More Information: Vaas, J., Driessen, P.P.J., Giezen, M., van Laerhoven, F., Wassen, M.J. 2020. Tailoring participatory action research to deal with the latent problem of an invasive alien vine on Saba, Caribbean Netherlands. Regional Environmental Change (2020) 20: 30 


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