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SEVEN MILE BEACH: TIME TO CHANGE THE GAME?

From West Bay to Jackson Point might measure seven miles as the crow flies…or as the boat sails across the bay.

17 Jan, 2024

Rare whitetips spotted in Cayman waters

Incredible footage has recently been aired showing one of the world’s most endangered species in Cayman’s oceans, the critically endangered (International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species) oceanic whitetip shark.

10 Jan, 2024

Environment group protests coastal development

A managed retreat from Seven Mile Beach is urgently needed to protect Cayman’s precious Seven Mile Beach from further erosion, according to environmental group Protect Our Future.

03 Jan, 2024

Halfway Through Expedition Hope: Do Offshore Seamounts Mean Good News for Cayman’s Coral Reefs?

As we near the half-way point of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) Expedition Hope to characterise the biodiversity of two offshore seamounts in the Cayman Islands, CCMI would like to reflect on the exciting exploration and substantial achievements made through the project so far.

01 Jan, 2024

Sustainable Cayman issues Assessment of Route Options for the East-West Arterial - Alternative Route 2 is “cheaper, shorter, safer”

Sustainable Cayman have today released a new report, produced with support from the RSPB in the UK, covering alternative routes of the East-West Arterial (EWA) Road Extension and their impacts for the highway expansion project proposed by the National Roads Authority (NRA).

04 Dec, 2023

Botanic Park installs permanent survey plots for conservation with UK Overseas Territories’ funding - Join the Walk-and-Learn on Sunday 10th December

If you have walked the Woodland Nature Trail at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park in the last year or two you may have noticed the series of white stakes along one side of the trail.

29 Nov, 2023

Baby shark dies in shallow waters

The Department of Environment reports that a young Caribbean reef shark was found dead earlier this month next to the Lobster Pot boat ramp in George Town.

06 Nov, 2023

Sesuvium Marsh Habitat Land Acquisition

The Little Cayman District Committee of the National Trust For The Cayman Islands (NTCI) is very pleased to announce the purchase of a 14.4 acre parcel of land on Little Cayman in the Snipe Point area interior at the east end of the island.

12 Oct, 2023

Blue Belt expands in Caribbean, as Cayman Islands join UK’s flagship marine protection programme

The Cayman Islands has become the latest Overseas Territory to join the United Kingdom Government’s flagship Blue Belt Programme, helping to expand marine protection efforts across the Caribbean.

21 Sep, 2023

DEH Secures Conviction in Court for Littering

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) secured its first conviction in court for an offence under the Cayman Islands Litter Law (1997 Revision).

11 Sep, 2023
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