By Nicholas Brown
Jamaica is an island in which the solar panel industry is small, but the Jamaican governmentâ€™s Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) have implemented some policies that would provide solar panel owners and prospective buyers with more options to lower their electricity bills.
One of the key policies is net metering. Residents are now able [...]
By Nicholas Brown
â€śâ€¦the flyingfish has been recognised as the single most important small pelagic species in the southern Lesser Antilles.â€ť
BELIZE CITY, BELIZE; THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 â€“
On Friday, 22 February 2013, the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will convene a meeting of seven Caribbean countries currently harvesting the Eastern Caribbean flyingfish (scientific name: Hirundichthys affinis), in [...]
The Department of Environment (DoE) is urging drivers on Cayman Brac to pay special attention to the road and adhere to the speed limits.
This plea follows the death of another endangered Sister Islands Rock Iguana, affectionately known as Charlie, who was killed by a car on Bluff Road, on 5 February 2013.
Charlie is one of [...]
A leading climate scientist predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free in five years â€” five years ago.
An article in The Guardian published in August 2008 reported the Professor Wieslaw Maslowski of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey Calif., and his team produced a forecast â€śwhich indicated that by 2013 there will be no ice [...]
byÂ Caribbean Climate Blog
The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) has created a workshop strictly for Journalist.Â This will educated many of us in the media to be better stewards towards the environment.Â
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will hold a training seminar called â€śThe Ozone Layer and Chemical and Waste Management Challenges in the Caribbeanâ€ť [...]
By Manuel Antonio
We at iNews Cayman and PRCaribbean understand the effect that deforestation is having on our climate change, thus, when hotel builders are turning their properties into an eco-friendly project, thus, adding green to its environs, the following articles added a smile to the faces of our team when we all said “yes, another [...]
From The University of QueenslandÂ Australia
Evidence highlights threat to Caribbean coral reef growth
Many Caribbean coral reefs have either stopped growing or are on the threshold of starting to erode with potential impacts to people, according to research from The University of Queensland (UQ).
Coral reefs build their structures by both producing and accumulating calcium carbonate, and [...]
A meteor crashing in Russia’s Ural mountains has injured at least 950 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.
Most of those hurt, in the Chelyabinsk region where the meteor fell, suffered cuts and bruises but at least 46 remain in hospital.
A fireball streaked through the clear morning sky, followed by loud bangs.
By: Scott Jones Scuba Diving
Itâ€™s one of the most popular underwater attractions in the Cayman Islands â€“ the famous Sunset Divers Mermaid sunk just off the shoreline of Sunset House Resort on Grand Cayman. The impressive nine foot bronze statue has been attracting dozens of scuba divers and snorkelers every day since she found her [...]
A newly discovered asteroid about half the size of a football field will pass nearer to Earth than any other known object of its size on Friday, giving scientists a rare opportunity for close-up observations without launching a probe.
At its closest approach, which will occur at 2:24 p.m. EST/1924 GMT, the asteroid will pass [...]