September 22, 2021

3 ways to utilize your home-grown cannabis

If you are learning to grow cannabis at home, you will be reading a lot about the best soil for marijuana, compost, worm casting, fertilizer, seedling, soil mix, water retention, drainage, organic matter, hydroponics, pesticides, and more. There is a lot to learn to become a grower and be happy with your marijuana plant harvest. Once […]

14th Annual Meeting of Caribbean Plant Health Directors Forum (CPHD) Ends

Leveraging partnerships to Maximize Resources and Technical Competencies in the Region Tuesday, September 7, 2021 — The 14th Annual CPHD Meeting came to an end on August 31st, 2021 with much discussion revolving around the challenges of COVID-19 and the threats of priority pests to the region. The meeting discussed current plant health issues, provided updates on the […]

Strengthening protection for Caribbean Marine Protected Areas through SPAW

From UNEP We have lost half of the world’s coral reefs and are consuming nearly one-third of our commercial fish stocks at unsustainable rates. In 2021 the United Nations General Assembly’s UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) as well as the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) have begun, emphasizing the urgency of restoring oceans […]

Cayman Mangrove Festival – THIS SATURDAY (24)

The Cayman Mangrove Festival will be happening THIS SATURDAY at downtown gallery Parcel 110 on Cardinall Avenue, from 10 AM to 7 PM. The festival will feature artwork from the student art competition and invited artists,  including Teresa Grimes, Chris Mann, Kerwin Ebanks, Marc Laurenson, Joanna Austin, Tiffany Polloni, Damien Doogan, Amrita Debnath, Michelle Bryan and […]

Stuart Mailer to lead Introduction to Cayman’s Woodlands Guided Tours

Herbal Extracts Types, Benefits, Uses & How to Make

Herbal extracts represent naturally occurring plant chemicals that have been removed from the non-active components of the plants that produced them. Liquid extracts are a convenient alternative to consuming herbs in their raw forms, as they bypass the need for digestion. In addition, compared to its raw form, an herbal extract will have a greater […]

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species loss together, say UN scientists

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute The natural world is undergoing two enormous crises that are currently threatening the natural world: climate change and biodiversity loss. These crises are intertwined. Climate change is cur­rently impacting 19 percent […]