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Scientists call for better protection for sharks in Caribbean

In a letter in the journal Science this week, marine scientists have appealed for stronger policies to protect threatened migratory marine species, such as sharks, in the Caribbean.

EDITORIAL – Conservation: One debt paid, another owed

Anyone who has paid off a mortgage knows the giddy elation of making that final installment. One can only imagine the pure joy of finally satisfying a $50 million obligation, as the Cayman Turtle Centre recently has done.

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Today's editorial cartoon

Crystal Caves wins Governor’s Conservation Award

North Side’s Crystal Caves attraction is the winner of one of this year’s Governor’s Conservation Awards. The Governor’s Conservation Awards, developed by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands aim to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation and environmental conservation.

War veterans to be Cayman eco-warriors

U.S. war veterans will be retrained as eco-warriors in the Cayman Islands in a new nonprofit venture.

Enforcement officers fighting poaching

Environment officials are concerned about an apparent rise in poaching despite new legislation increasing the powers of conservation enforcement officers and providing new legal protection for a variety of species.

Sister Islands seabird study kicks off

A new project collecting data on the seabirds of the Sister Islands is already yielding some interesting results.

Guy Harvey receives seafarers’ award

Cayman Islands-based conservationist and artist Guy Harvey received the Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award on May 21 at a gala dinner in Fort Lauderdale.

Guy Harvey, SeaWorld team up to save sharks

In a new partnership, Guy Harvey is teaming up with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to work on raising awareness and doing research on shark conservation.

National Trust social a chance to meet the Council

The Little Cayman District for the National Trust is hosting a social open to existing members and also those interested in finding out more about the Trust’s work.

50 years ago: Fishing and marine conservation

In the Feb. 9, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch reported: “Dr. and Mrs. C.P. Idyll made a brief visit to the islands a fortnight ago. Dr. Idyll is chairman of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Miami, member of the faculty of the University of Miami Department of Research and Fisheries and instructor of marine science."

Branson, Harvey urge ocean conservation

British business magnate and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson and marine wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey made an appeal to the audience at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit on Friday evening to invest in ocean conservation projects.

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