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Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

| 09/01/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Eco, a local environmental non-profit organisation, is aiming to educate the general public in the Cayman Islands on the threats presented by global climate change by offering free ‘climate science lunch and learn’ sessions for local businesses.

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Albino baby turtle found on 7MB

Albino baby turtle found on 7MB

| 16/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Environment turtle team made a rare find last week during a nest excavation, officials reported on social media this week. An albino sea turtle hatchling was found during a nest excavation, which was released into the sea along with his siblings at nightfall. DoE researchers said that so far […]

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CUC bucket trucks to help protect bats

CUC bucket trucks to help protect bats

| 07/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): With local bats battling against extinction, the National Trust for the Cayman Islands has enlisted the help of Grand Cayman’s power provider to reinstate its Bat Conservation Programme to help support all nine native species. CUC will be providing bucket trucks to help install special bat houses to keep the animals way from people’s […]

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‘Refugee’ bird lands in Cayman

‘Refugee’ bird lands in Cayman

| 19/09/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS local life): A marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa) has been spotted in the Cayman Islands for the first time in 27 years. Experts at the National Trust said this bird may be a refugee from Hurricane Dorian, as the last time one was seen here was the end of August 1992, when Hurricane Andrew also […]

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NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

| 12/09/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Conservation Council is about to embark on a public consultation to create a species conservation plan for an endemic Cayman Brac plant. Sybil’s crownbeard (Verbesina caymanensis), a small shrub unique to the Brac, was listed in 2013 as critically endangered as it is found nowhere else in the world other […]

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