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How are beaches kept clear of Sargassum?

How are beaches kept clear of Sargassum?

| 24/06/2019 | 0 Comments

We love the Cayman Islands and people and we visit almost every year to enjoy our hard-earned and long-awaited vacations. Later this year we have reservations for accommodations on the East End of Grand Cayman and also on the Sister Islands. We understand that the heavy influx of Sargassum seaweed this year is a problem […]

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Local firm promotes green initiatives

Local firm promotes green initiatives

| 18/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local): To celebrate Environmental Month, KPMG is running a series of initiatives, encouraging employees to become more environmentally conscious. Partnering with local experts and organisations for a series of talks, the company is hosting the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF), Refuel Cayman Islands, the Department of Environment and the Department of Environmental Health throughout […]

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Conservation award finalists named

Conservation award finalists named

| 18/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust has announced the 14 finalists for the fourth Governor’s Conservation Awards, which are presented every two years to recognise local people and businesses involved in historic preservation and environmental conservation across all three Cayman Islands within the last ten years. The winners in the various categories will be named […]

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CCMI lecturer on reef health seeks audience feedback

CCMI lecturer on reef health seeks audience feedback

| 17/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) will be hosting the next event in the 2019 Reef Lecture series, a discussion on “Important Fish on the Reef: What do you Think?” presented by Dr Claire Dell, on Tuesday, 25 June at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. For the past two years, […]

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Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

| 13/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Turtle Centre is organising a special release tomorrow, Saturday 15 June, on Governor’s Beach to mark World Sea Turtle Day, which falls on Sunday, 16 June. Officials said the nesting season is “off to a good start” as more than 12,000 eggs have been collected at the centre.

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It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The wild banana orchid, Cayman’s national flower, is now in bloom but if you don’t make it out to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park within a month or so, the display will be over for another year. The orchid is endemic – found only in the Cayman Islands – and originates […]

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Community challenged to help the reefs

Community challenged to help the reefs

| 05/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is issuing a Healthy Reefs Challenge to get members of the community to complete specific activities each month to help protect and preserve coral reefs. The five-month challenge begins Monday, 17June, with both individuals and companies/organisations urged to register to participate.

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Donation to boost shark gene research

Donation to boost shark gene research

| 03/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) has received a US$300,000 donation to support shark genomic work at Nova Southeastern University through the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI). The institute recently announced that it had decoded the entire white shark genome, which could have major implications for human health.

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Donation to help green group reach out to youth

Donation to help green group reach out to youth

| 30/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman hedge fund industry put its brain power to good use by hosting a fundraising quiz to support Plastic Free Cayman, a charity whose goal is to reduce plastic pollution both in Cayman and throughout the Caribbean. The Cayman Islands branch of AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, recently organised the […]

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Girlguiding takes action for the environment

Girlguiding takes action for the environment

| 28/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Girlguiding Cayman Islands will be taking part in a beach clean-up and fair as part of an Environment Action Day, set for Saturday, 8 June, which will also tie in with World Oceans Day. Cayman is one of the nine British Overseas Territories participating that comprise branch associations of the largest female […]

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