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A Caribbean island’s quest to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation

The Caribbean island of Dominica is one of the world's most at-risk places from climate change.

Can it fulfil plans to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation?

  • Jose Alison Kentish
  • BBC

On a sunny Monday morning in September 2017, 67-year-old Faustulus Frederick was adding the finishing touches to a traditional wooden sculpture at his home in Salybia, on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

The small village of Salybia is one of eight that make up the 3,700-acre (1,500-hectare) Kalinago Territory – the home of Dominica’s indigenous people.

At the territory’s…

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