June 2, 2023

Cayman: Department of Agriculture reports actions taken after Animal Welfare Officers threatened

In recent months, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) Animal Welfare & Control Officers and other public service members have received numerous threats to cause harm and injury as a result of the performance of their duties. Threats to safety are a serious offence in the Cayman Islands, more so against any persons employed in the […]

Different types of wildlife you can encounter in the Caribbean 

IMAGE: pexels Step into the mesmerizing world of the Caribbean! Pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical landscapes create the perfect habitat for wildlife. From the moment you set foot on these islands, you’ll be captivated by the beauty and diversity of the creatures. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking […]

No Megalodons were harmed in the making of this movie

Steve Allen West Palm Beach, FL, May 4, 2023 —Steve Alten’s preoccupation with prehistoric sea creatures opened up an underwater world of creative possibilities for the New York Times bestselling author, spawning his legendary MEG series and the 2018 blockbuster movie, THE MEG. And now, fans of frightening shark tales have another reason to celebrate: the […]

 Siri Lindley: Most Americans oppose killing horses for food—Here’s how to end this brutal practice

Tens of thousands of American horses are slaughtered every year due to a loophole in federal policy. By Siri Lindley Author Bio: Siri Lindley is a co-founder of Horses In Our Hands, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the slaughter of America’s horses. Lindley is also a world-champion triathlete, coach, author, and keynote speaker. Source: Independent Media Institute Credit […]

Cayman Department of Agriculture reminds the community of legal obligations to care for animals

The Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture is reminding the public of the role played by Animal Welfare and Control Officers concerning the protection and welfare of animals, and what the process is for the community to seek their assistance.  Animal Welfare Officers have a wide range of powers under the Animals Law (2015 Revision), Part […]

A Blue Iguana named “Charles” released into the wild

6th May 2023 – The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) and Blue Iguana Conservation (BIC) has released a blue iguana named Charles into the wild of the Collier’s Wilderness Reserve in celebration of King Charles III Coronation. In 2018 then Prince Charles visited the Blue Iguana Conservation Facility and was famously photographed with […]

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre reaches a new milestone

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (CTCEC) is proud to announce that its conservation initiatives have achieved a new milestone with the number of Green sea turtles released into the wild by the Centre, since its release programmes began back in 1980, now reaching over 36,000.  The Centre is dedicated to protecting and conserving Green […]

We are living through a paradigm shift in our understanding of human evolution

An interview with Professor Chris Stringer, one of the leading experts on human evolution By Jan Ritch-Frel From Independent Media Institute There’s a paradigm shift underway in our understanding of the past 4 million years of human evolution: ours is a story that includes combinations with other Homo species, spread unevenly across today’s populations—not a neat and […]

Scientists create mice with two biological dads

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A breakthrough experiment engineering male chromosomes to create mice from two fathers could pave the way for same-sex human partners to have biological children. Katsuhiko Hayashi from Osaka University in Japan told the Human Genome Editing conference on Wednesday that he achieved the breakthrough after changing the chromosomes in male cells from […]

Cayman Turtle Centre to Host 3rd Annual Turtle Crawl 5K Walk Run

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (CTCEC) is proud to announce its 3rd annual Turtle Crawl 5K Walk Run, to be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The event will start and finish at Cayman Turtle Centre in West Bay and is expected to attract hundreds of participants from the local community and beyond. The Turtle […]