NC Council and DoE thrash out new rolls
Cayman News Service

Byline:  Rory McDonough (CNS): The debut meeting of the National Conservation Council also saw its first heated debate, last Wednesday, when members thrashed out the roles of the Department of Environment (DoE), its...

Environmental activist named conservationist of year
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Katrina Jurn, has been named conservationist of the year in the National Trusts annual awards designed to celebrate those who are doing their best to preserve the country’s environment and natural resources...

Mangrove project needs cash to carry on critical work
Cayman News Service

(CNS): A mangrove learning programme which began in the Cayman Islands, which is now being taught in schools all over the world is in need of funding to help keep it going. Given the increasing importance of these...

200 vets converge in Cayman for conference
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Some 200 animal doctors from all over the Caribbean and from the United States will be visiting the Cayman Islands this week as the local Veterinary Medical Association (CIVMA) hosts the 28th Biennial Caribbean...

Dive gong promotes Little Cayman and marine expert
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Dr Carrie Manfrino, founder and director of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) which is located on Little Cayman has received an industry related gong helping to promote both her work and the smallest of...

Expert to host free classes on Cayman's geology
Cayman News Service

(CNS): There is much more to Cayman’s natural beauty than meets the eye and the geological forces that have shaped these islands and in turn its flora and fauna will be the subject of classes and lectures next week....

CIG plans oil depot move
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The minister for planning has said that government has entered into an agreement with a consultant to help it find an appropriate partner to not only move the diesel storage facility at Jackson Point but develop a...

‘Chicken Adoptions’ raise $1k for National Trust
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Combining a marketing strategy with a fundraising effort for the National Trust, Massive Media Ltd raised $1000 with their recent Chicken Foundation campaign. The local creative agency created the...

Conservation council selected
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The men and women who will serve on the National Conservation Council have been appointed by Cabinet as government moves towards the full implementation of the law some nine months after its historic passage in the...

Anchor reef damage massive
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The coral reef hit by a Carnival cruise ship anchor last month is far worse than feared with over 11,000 square feet of reef mashed up as a result and no one is taking responsibility.  The department of the...

Cruise anchor hits reef
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The poor positioning of a cruise ship which arrived in George Town on Wednesday led to an anchor being dropped on the reef, which local divers say is happening all too frequently. Concerns were raised yesterday by...

Plant Health Directors meeting in Cayman
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Plant Health directors from 34 countries and territories in the Caribbean along with delegates from regional and international organisations, government entities and universities gathered on Grand Cayman Tuesday...

'No take' zones benefit whole reef
Cayman News Service

(CNS): A study of no-take marine zones found that they not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing, but may also help re-colonize nearby reef areas. The report...

Race on to save endangered Cayman corals
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Local and international marine experts are joining forces in the ocean around Little Cayman on an important conservation project to try and understand and then save endangered local coral species. The plight of the...

Drivers urged to watch out for crabs crossing roads
Cayman News Service

(CNS): At this time of year the roads tend to be crowded by large numbers of crabs trying to reach the beach but he Department of Environment says that by driving slowly in these areas people can warn the crabs and give...

Recycling demand mounting
Cayman News Service

(CNS): A private waste removal project which began as a subsidized recycling programme for plastics, cardboard, paper, glass and aluminium is being overwhelmed with the amount of recyclable goods being placed in bins at...

DEH mops up Brac oil leak
Cayman News Service

(CNS): An oil spill at the Brac dump last week was from the used oil at the site that had been stored in deteriorating 5-gallon buckets and 55-gallon drums that were open and partially filled. According to the director...

CIG fighting imported pests
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Government officials from the agriculture department and the airport are urging the travelling public both to and from the Cayman Islands to be vigilant about bringing in and taking out agriculture products. The...

Dilberts at fault over marina
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Responding to criticisms by the owners of the Alexander Hotel on Cayman Brac that Cabinet did not require an environmental impact assessment (EIS) for the two other marina proposals on the island as it did their...

Dump runoff levels ‘safe’
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Despite widespread concerns that the George Town landfill is leaching unsafe levels of pollutants into the North Sound, the head of the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has said this is not the case....

Government officials in dry-run for Tsunami
Cayman News Service

CNS): While residents might think that heading for the top of Mount Trashmore is about the safest thing to do in Cayman if a Tsunami is heading our way government officials took place in a collaborative table-top exercise...

CIB and Guy Harvey join forces for sharks
Cayman News Service

CNS): The Cayman Islands Brewery is teaming up with local artist Guy Harvey and his Foundation to collaborate on a limited edition series to raise funds for his work in shark conservation. Harvey’s research focuses...

Lion fish contest helps in goal to clear reefs
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The #11 Rackam and Stack’em tournament the second lionfish hunt organized this year by CULL (Cayman United Lionfish League) saw 594 lionfish removed from the reefs which combined to a total weight of over...

$2.5M port EIA signed
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Consultants have been appointed to carry out the environmental impact assessment and marine engineering performance specifications for the cruise berthing facility in George Town. The $2.5 million assessment, which...

Dilbert Marina flooding fears
Cayman News Service

(CNS): A homeowner on Cayman Brac whose property lies on the  banks of the Saltwater Pond fears that if the proposal to develop the pond into a marina goes ahead, this may cause flooding in the surrounding land,...

Trust encourages earth month challegnes
Cayman News Service

(CNS): The National Trust is hosting a number of events this month including Dress Down days, Easter at Mission House and a Dark Sky Initiative with the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society and the University College of...

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