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Archives for August 11, 2023

Hawaii fire

Maps and images reveal Maui devastation From BBC – By The Visual Journalism Team Dozens of people have died after fast-spreading wildfires caused devastation on the Hawaiian island of Maui and destroyed most of the historic town Lahaina. Hawaii Governor Josh Green says the fires are the “largest natural disaster in Hawaii state history” and […]

DSWMC Waste Characterisation Study Informs Modalities for Recycling Sustainability in Dominica

August 8, 2023  — The Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation (DSWMC) has completed its second Waste Characterisation Study in 21 years. The findings of the study will inform the evaluation of Dominica’s recycling potential, assessment of organic waste management options, and policy and decision making. Dominica and Grenada are the two OECS Member States demonstrating the […]

AI Webinar: How will generative AI help Danone tackle emissions and boost collaboration?

From Kerr Jeferies, Producer – Transform Food 2023 Reuters Events Methane reduction is a critical missing piece in tackling emissions in agriculture – could generative AI hold to key scalable and impactful innovation? To find out, and to better understand the opportunities for AI to support collaboration and innovation between complex supply chains, we’re excited […]

Statement from Kate Williams, 1% CEO of the Planet on Hawaii fire

Kate Williams 3rd degree connection 3rd CEO at 1% for the Planet Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet, Patagonia’s global movement that inspires action and commitment to address global environmental issues, is out with a statement today, as well as a list of resources, on the Hawaiian fires.  The following organizations are environmental partners […]

NRA Road Works This Weekend Sun Aug 13 Linford Pierson Highway

From NRA The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be closing off the eastbound lane of Linford Pierson Highway (LPH), between the Agnes Roundabout and the Bobby Thompson Roundabout, this coming Sunday August 13th 2023 from 5:30 am to approximately 11am in order to undertake road works. Motorists are asked to plan ahead and watch out for […]

Announcing the 2023 Making Waves Award Winners: Celebrating outstanding Caymanians making a global impact

(L-R) Marzeta Bodden, Making Waves Awards Judge; Ben Gilolly, Director, Cayman Connection; Dart Education Award Winner – Sandy Gray; Co-Winner of the Health & Wellness Award Winner – Roberto Silva; Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency Environment & Sustainability Award Winner – Dejea Lyons; Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Award Winner – Jordy Rankine; Ashlea Smith, […]

Caribbean must tackle development challenges together & capitalize on resources

From ECLAC CARIBBEAN DIRECTOR Director for the Caribbean of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Diane Quarless says Caribbean SIDS (Small Island Developing States) must stop working in silos to tackle development challenges and unlock the full potential of the region.   Director Quarless was speaking in Saint Vincent and the […]

Brac Youth Day Event

Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Department of Children and Family Services’ International Youth Day Event in Cayman Brac Grand Cayman, August 11, 2023 – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) was thrilled to participate in this years International Youth Day with a special event they organized in Cayman Brac on August 8. This […]

Cayman: FSI Diplomas offer opportunity as registration begins

Paul Byles, Founder FSI he Cayman Islands Financial Services Institute (FSI) has commenced registration for its 2023 Diploma Programmes, starting in September, which offer a recognised qualification in financial services to greatly enhance career prospects in this dynamic industry. The new FSI Diploma courses are an absolute ‘game changer’ for anyone looking to upskill in […]

11 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Fri 11 Aug 2023 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Fri 11 Aug 2023 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM EDT Fri 10 Aug 2023 NOAA Climate Prediction Center Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS A tropical wave currently over […]