December 13, 2019

Cute friendship alert: Dog watches over abandoned baby giraffe

By Chloe Bryan This week in unlikely animal friendships: An anti-poaching dog at a South African wildlife orphanage, has taken a liking to a 10-day-old baby giraffe named Jazz. In a video posted by the Rhino Orphanage on Friday, the dog (whose name, ironically, is Hunter) watches over Jazz. The two cuddle. Jazz rests his […]

Destinations of the week

THE BEST PLACES TO SEE THE BIG 5 IN AFRICA By Ashyln Molly From Travel Blissful The wonderful wildlife living in their natural habitat makes up a large part of the ‘spirit of Africa’. However, there are five animals that are the heartbeat of Africa and seeing them in all their glory needs to be […]

How CBD works

From Ellevet Sciences If you are not familiar with the endocannabinoid system, then let us first give you a short introduction. It is a recently discovered system but it is very important. It is responsible for monitoring a wide range of physiological functions. When a problem occurs in any of these functions, the job of […]

Cayman: Wildlife Hazard Working Group Meeting for all

Wildlife Hazard Working Group Meeting Owen Roberts International Airport Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) invites the General Public to attend the Annual Meeting of the Hazardous Wildlife Working Group on Monday, 18 November 2019 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). At this […]

Ancient bone protein reveals which turtles were on the menu in Florida, Caribbean

From Science Daily Date: November 4, 2019 Source: Florida Museum of Natural History Summary: Thousands of years ago, the inhabitants of modern-day Florida and the Caribbean feasted on sea turtles, leaving behind bones that tell tales of ancient diets and the ocean’s past. An international team of scientists used cutting-edge technology to analyze proteins from […]

Intraregional Trade: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to export largest single shipment of livestock to Grenada

Monday, November 4, 2019 — The bilateral agri-export agreement between Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines continues to grow from strength to strength. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is set to export a shipment of 100 heads of cattle and 400 pigs to Grenada on November 17, 2019. This export valued at $0.5 million will be […]

Marine biologist reports sharp rise in stranded sunfish

From necn A Massachusetts marine biologist is reporting a sharp rise in the number of sunfish being found stranded on Cape Cod beaches, calling the season “out of control.” A marine biologist is reporting a sharp rise in number of sunfish stranded on Cape Cod beaches. The unusual-looking migratory fish, which can grow to nearly […]

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Mother Nature’s Paradise

SVG continues to lead in the vanguard of conservation in the region St. Vincent and the Grenadines, in cooperation with the Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP), will celebrate the repatriation of the first of three parrots bred on an off-island conservation site this Monday, November 4! It is the first time in the history of […]

Cayman: Conch and whelk open season starts Nov. 1

31 October, 2019 The Cayman Islands’ open season for conch and whelk begins Friday, 1 November.  The season will run through 30 April and allows the taking of conch and whelk from coastal waters within legal limits. The legal daily limit for possessing conch during the open season is five per person or 10 per […]

Australia: Hundreds of koalas feared burned alive in out-of-control bushfire near Port Macquarie

From The Guardian UK Blaze around Lake Innes and Lake Cathie in northern NSW has destroyed more than 2,000 hectares and spread smoke haze to Sydney Hundreds of koalas are feared to have died in an out-of-control bushfire in northern New South Wales which has raged unchecked for days in the heartland of their prime habitat. The […]