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Mangrove Rangers to learn of the impacts of Grand Cayman’s mangrove destruction on Climate Change

In the past 40 years, the destruction of Cayman’s mangroves forests for commercial, residential and tourist developments have increased the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere – thereby adding to the problem of climate change.

26 Aug, 2020

BLUE GENES BABIES: NEW FOCUSED APPROACH TO BLUE IGUANA CONSERVATION

The newest clutch of Grand Cayman’s iconic, yet endangered, blue iguanas are hatching at the Blue Iguana Conservation (BIC) facility.

24 Aug, 2020

Female green turtle rescued from Swimming pool

A female green turtle was spotted in the swimming pool of a Seven Mile Beach condominium complex on Saturday, 15th August. The turtle was trying to nest when she lost her way and accidentally fell in the pool.

19 Aug, 2020

Environmental youth summit to empower tomorrow’s leaders

More than 100 local students from both the public and private school sectors are expected to converge at Cayman International School on 25th and 26th April for a first-of-its-kind conference, called the Youth Summit 2020....

03 Mar, 2020

Money, knowledge and power needed to save reefs

The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is an informal partnership between countries and organisations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world, of which both the United Kingdom and the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) are members.

21 Feb, 2020

Dead Hawksbill Turtle found

According to the CI Department of Environment, the Cayman Islands ended 2019 with some sad news: Local divers found a dead hawksbill turtle off the coast near Lighthouse Point on Dec. 30.

08 Jan, 2020

Fishing Line Disposal

Entanglement in lost or discarded fishing line is one of the most severe threats to juvenile turtles in the Cayman Islands and is also a danger to other wildlife.

08 Jan, 2020

DoE Requests Photos of Upcoming King Tides for Climate Science

King Tides, or unusually high tides are expected for the shores of the Cayman Islands in Mid-January and Mid-February, Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials say.

08 Jan, 2020