September 19, 2019

Discipleship focus for new Primate of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory of Jamaica

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By Rachel Farmer and staff writer From ACNS Discipleship for a Church in transition will be a key focus for the new Primate of the Church of the Province of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory. The Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Archbishop Howard, is the first Jamaican-born Archbishop of the West Indies to […]

Anti-Bird netting a danger to wildlife everywhere

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By Kelly Wong from Care2 North Norfolk District Council has bowed to pressure to remove some anti-bird netting from cliffs. The netting was meant to deter sand martins from returning to their nesting grounds on the Bacton cliffs of the Norfolk coast. But it was a hazard that could potentially injure or kill birds and other animals. The government wanted to […]

Dive Pirates Foundation exploring Grand Cayman’s Cobalt Coast

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By John Liang From Deeper Blue The Dive Pirates Foundation this week is exploring Clearly Cayman’s newly acquired Cobalt Coast as a location for seasoned adaptive divers to continue enjoying great Caribbean diving. According to foundation President Sophie Wimberley: “Cayman Brac will always be our home for our yearly trip with new adaptive divers, and with our longstanding relationship with Cayman Brac […]

Southern California’s mountain lions may soon go extinct

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By Alicia Graef from Care2 Southern California’s mountain lions have faced serious threats for some time, but a new study highlights the urgent need to act before we lose these incredible big cats forever. According to wildlife scientists, who just published their findings in the journal “Ecological Applications,” two populations of mountain lions in the Santa Monica and Santa Anita Mountains […]

Wildflowers & butterflies

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Super Bloom Brings Brilliant Display of Wildflowers and Butterflies to California By Judy M From Care2 Thanks to tremendous rains in recent months, there’s a super bloom in California, bringing with it the arrival of swarms of butterflies known as painted ladies. They’re amazing! “Super bloom” isn’t actually a scientific term, but it’s used to indicate an explosion […]

Anglicans from Caribbean dioceses train for disaster preparedness and resilience

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From ACNS Anglicans from throughout the Caribbean have been taking part in a “Pastors and Disasters” workshop in Grenada. The workshop has been organised and hosted by the Church of the Province of the West Indies with the global Anglican Alliance, the US-based Episcopal Relief & Development, and the Canadian Primate’s World Relief and Development […]

This black security guard stopped a mass shooting. Then police shot him dead

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By: Llowell Williams From Care2 Earlier this month, a group of four drunk men were asked to leave a bar in Robbins, Illinois, in the early morning hours. Upset about being ejected, one of the men retrieved a gun and began firing at the bar’s patrons. Fortunately, the gunman didn’t kill anyone — thanks to […]

How big data drives Tesla

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By Albert Ahdoot from Colcation America Thirteen years ago Elon Musk and a group of engineers formed a car company in Silicon Valley with one simple goal, “to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars.” Since then, Tesla has become a leader in the automotive industry. While they were not the first […]