October 27, 2021

New statue adorns the Cayman Islands Turtle farm

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Well-known as a tour guide and bus driver for his friendly and helpful manner, Mr. Joseph Betty was recently asked to help CTF in a completely different, and special way. In April this year he was commissioned by CTF to make a spectacular centerpiece sculpture — of three turtles swimming through coral. The sculpture provides […]

Cayman Islands schools make new signs for CTF’s Nature Trail

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The Blue Hole Nature Trail’s got a whole new look,  thanks to local students from John A Cumber and Prospect Primary schools, who have been working hard to make brightly colored new signs for all the different kinds of indigenous plants that can be seen there. Geddes Hislop, Curator of CTF Terrestrial Exhibits, spearheaded the […]

Cayman Islands Turtle Farm hosts team from National Geographic

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Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) was glad to host a small team of researchers from National Geographic, who are undertaking pioneering research in fluorescence of sea animals. It was in 2015 while diving at night in the Solomon Islands that they began noticing than many different kinds of marine animals, including, unexpectedly, in turtles. Biofluorescence means […]

New Chief Human Resources Officer named at Cayman Islands’ Turtle Farm

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Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife Encounter is pleased to announce that Mr. Joelle McCrae, former Human Resources Manager has been promoted to Chief Human Resource Officer. This change means he will report directly to the Managing Director, Mr. Timothy Adam, whereas previously he reported to the Chief Financial Officer, and denotes a more senior position […]

The Editor Speaks: Why does the WSPA keep targeting the Cayman Turtle Farm?

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The 10 most endangered species in the world according to the World Wide Fund (WWF) are: 1. Tiger, 2. Polar Bear, 3. Pacific Walrus, 4. Magellanic Penguin 5. LEATHERBACK TURTLE 6. Bluefin Tuna, 7. Mountain Gorilla, 8. Monarch Butterfly, 9. Javan Rhinoceros, 10. Giant Panda On the website Bagheera – “An Education Website About Endangered […]

Cayman Turtle Farm addresses latest misrepresentations from WSPA

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In its latest release on their report The Cayman Turtle Farm: A Continued Case for Change, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) continues to misrepresent the facts to suit its agenda – which is to cease the rearing of turtles for meat at the Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF). CTF stated “What the […]

WSPA attacks Cayman Turtle Farm AGAIN in latest report

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Westminster reception for Stop Sea Turtle Farming MPs joined the World Society for the Protection of animals (WSPA) on Tuesday 13 May for the launch of their new report on the Cayman Turtle Farm. The report, The Cayman Turtle Farm: A Continued Case for Change, was presented at a reception at Westminster and MPs were […]

Economic Impact Study of Cayman Turtle Farm

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The results of an Economic Impact Study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on the Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF) have been published on the Cayman Turtle Farm website. See below to view report. In March 2013 PwC was contracted to produce a study of the economic impact of CTF.  PwC gathered information from CTF, the Cayman Islands […]