May 16, 2022

Good Food for Cat’s Mood

Humans have a fundamental need for food; it provides us with energy and health to deal with the stresses of daily life. We cannot exist without food, and without nourishment for an extended time, we get restless. Like us, cats need food to survive and nourish their agile bodies. Do you know that hunting for […]

On International Respect for Chickens Day, try thinking about them differently

Chickens deserve our respect. By Karen Davis / Independent Media Institute “I hear the universal cock-crowing with surprise and pleasure, as if I never heard it before. What a tough fellow! How native to the earth!” —Henry David Thoreau Chickens are indeed native to the earth. Despite centuries of domestication—from the tropical forest to the farmyard […]

Cayman: Diadema in Distress

Diadema antillarum, also known as the long-spine sea urchin, is reportedly experiencing yet another high mortality event throughout the Caribbean, with reports originating from St. Thomas USVI in early February, Jamaica in early March, and Mexico, Dominica and St. Vincent in the past few weeks. A collaborative region-wide effort – the Diadema Response Network – has quickly […]

Marketing of Agriculture Commodities and the OECS

Article Courtesy Hon. Saboto Ceasar, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour Thursday, April 14, 2022 — The history of colonial commercial agriculture in the British West Indies was founded on free labour, conquered land and state consolidated marketing. The former two factors of production were obtained and maintained through coercion, and in […]

Agriculture Development Discussed with CARICOM Secretariat

Grand Cayman – Scope for collaboration in agricultural development was one of the main items discussed by Minister of Agriculture Hon. Jay Ebanks and representatives of the Caricom Community (CARICOM) Secretariat during a virtual meeting yesterday (Monday, April 11). In addition to Minister Ebanks, other Ministry of Agriculture representatives at the meeting were Parliamentary Secretary […]

Cayman: Agriculture Ministry Hosts Successful Farmers Meeting in Brac

Tuesday, 5 April 2022Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – The Ministry of Agriculture held a successful meeting with farmers in Cayman Brac recently (March 24), to address important issues affecting the sector. Chief among the issues addressed were livestock importation, reintroduction of the stud programme in Cayman Brac, Cayman […]

How to recognize and treat emotional issues in your pet

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Most pet owners pay attention to the physical health of their furry companions, but we probably don’t realize the importance of their emotional health, and how it factors into every other aspect of their well-being, as well as our own. According to the American Pet Products Association, about 69% of U.S. households […]

Cayman: East End man being investigated for the illegal sale of Drug and Alcohol as well as Cockfighting 

On Sunday, March 27th officers from the Eastern Districts had cause to attend a residence located on John McLean Drive.  On arrival they observed the gathering of a crowd and what appeared to be illegal sale of liquor and illegal animals (fowls) fighting matches. After a search of the area, cages with roosters and other […]

Fossil fuel extraction threatens Africa’s remaining elephants

Destructive oil drilling, fracking and new roads are coming to a UNESCO World Heritage site, putting endangered elephants at even greater risk. By Tzeporah Berman and Ina-Maria Shikongo / Independent Media Institute The growingglobal outcry against the destruction caused by the oil and gas industry has pushed leaders to address their actions to fight the resulting climate […]

CARE: Quiz night is this Wednesday – 2nd March @ Craft

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