August 14, 2018

Hurricane Ingrid, TS Manuel near Mexico, kill 13

From USA Today The storms are expected to hit Mexico’s east and west coasts Manuel is expected to bring up to 25 inches of rain in some areas Ingrid is expected to reach mainland early Monday ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Flooding and landslides unleashed by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel have claimed at least […]

Cruise ships go green with plants

Fran Golden, Special to USA TODAY On every ship you can view water but it’s only on a select few where you can stop and smell the roses, or at least enjoy the presence of real living flowers and plants. Cruise companies, working with horticultural experts, have developed methods to keep all sorts of green […]

Opinion: Simon Donner and climate warming

By Doug Craig From redding.com Doug Craig was an Air Force brat born in Germany, grew up in L.A., Northern Virginia and Dayton, Ohio. Obtained a B.A. in Journalism and a Doctorate in Psychology. Employed as a clinical psychologist in private practice in Redding for 25 years. One wife, two daughters, two cats, two dogs, […]

Arctic sea ice up 60 percent in 2013

By Melanie Batley From newsmax An unusually cold Arctic summer has resulted in almost a million more square miles of ocean covered with ice compared to the same time last year, bucking predictions that global warming would result in the disappearance of the ice cap by 2013. According to the MailOnline*, Arctic sea ice averaged […]

UPDATED: Do you recognise these dogs?

From CARE Sadly another dog This sweet girl turned up at a condominium complex on Old Crewe Road – The  South Sound end.  She has been hanging out there since last Thursday 5th September. She seems to be a sweet girl who is a little shy, she will sit on command and it does seem […]

WSPA responds to Cayman Turtle Farm

WSPA is disappointed to learn that the Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) has slashed the price of turtle meat after an unusually productive breeding season. The Farm claims that this measure will help to reducing poaching on the Islands, despite no evidence to support this theory. Talking to the CayCompass, Dr Neil D’Cruze, Wildlife Campaign Leader […]

TS Humberto forms in Atlantic

“Tropical Storm Humberto, the eighth named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, is here. Humberto has formed unusually far to the east, between the coast of Africa and the Cape Verde Islands,” announced Dr. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground. Tropical Storm Warnings are flying in the southern Cape Verde Islands, and Humberto’s rain bands […]

Asia Pacific Clean Energy / Islands & Isolated Communities Congress

From Renewable Energy for SIDS The 2013 Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo will be held jointly with the 2013 Islands & Isolated Communities Congress at the Hawai‘i Convention Center starting tomorrow September 9th, and through September 11. The event is the preeminent meeting place for international leaders and energy experts at the forefront […]

Weather disturbance/No Carib tsunami warnings/Extinction/Bird survey

  DISTURBANCE ORGANIZES IN THE CARIBBEAN By Daniel Phillips From KATC.COM There is no denying it has been an unusually quiet hurricane season so far. Only six named Atlantic storms and none of them have even become hurricanes. Still though there is a disturbance that will be worth keeping an eye on out in the […]

LIME layoffs/Reg Cayman co. seeks TWSE listing/Legalise ganga/E Waste systems

200 LIME WORKERS ON WAY OUT SAT, AUGUST 31, 2013 – 12:07 AM LIME has confirmed that 200 workers will go home next month as a result of a deal with global provider Ericsson that will see the Swedish company taking over some of the telecommunications company’s technical services. The displaced employees will, however, get […]