December 5, 2019

Cayman: At your disposal

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IWC celebrates 15 years of keeping Cayman clean George Town, Cayman Islands, August 12th, 2019 – Solid waste management company Island Waste Carriers is celebrating 15 years equipping the construction, residential and commercial community with waste management education and service. The company locally known as IWC started in 2004 with 1 grapple truck and 10 […]

Commercial whaling denied

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Japan’s proposal to resume commercial whaling denied From Sea Shepherd During the 67th International Whaling Comission (IWC), held in Florianopolis, Japan lost the vote on their proposal for the return of commercial whaling. Florianopolis, BRAZIL – Sep 14th, 2018 – The 67th International Whaling Commission meeting (IWC) just finished in Brazil. This year, the biannual […]

How whale poop could counter calls to resume commercial hunting

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By Mike Shanahan From Scientific American Whales’ fecal matter feeds the ocean, giving conservationists another argument for saving them on August 28, 2018 Before whales dive into the darkness of the deep ocean they often come to the surface and release a huge plume of fecal matter—which can be the color of over-steeped green tea […]

Hunted orcas spotlight Caribbean whaling

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By Mike Gaworecki From Mongabay Whalers from the Caribbean country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) routinely hunt small cetaceans, such as pilot whales, orcas, and dolphins. Preliminary results suggest the meat of small cetaceans hunted in SVG may be contaminated with mercury. SVG is the only Caribbean country with an exemption from the […]

OPINION: Japan’s yen for whales blown

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean 360 Many Caribbean environmental groups that participated in the struggle to get their own governments not to support Japan will feel vindicated by the ICJ decision says Sir Ronald Sanders. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday April 3, 2014 – It’s not often that, apart from funerals, grown men are seen to […]