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The Cayman Mangrove Festival attracted more than 200 attendees to George Town’s Parcel 110 on Saturday in celebration of the islands’ wetlands. Over 30 students...
The Central Planning Authority has rejected an application by K&B Ltd. to clear mangrove land near an area where illegal clearing had earlier been carried out.
The Central Planning Authority has approved plans for a development with 437 house lots, which borders the Central Mangrove Wetland area of Bodden Town.
A new project aims to calculate the economic value of some of the services provided by Cayman's natural ecosystems in an effort to elevate the standing of the environment in planning and development decisions.
The annual leaching of fresh tannin-stained water from South Sound’s red mangroves into the nearby lagoon has begun. The natural phenomenon occurs after periods of heavy rainfall.
Ten young Caymanians have begun training to be mangrove rangers in an initiative spearheaded by Mangrove Education Project director Martin Keeley.
Protect Our Future members marked Global Wetlands Day on Monday by protesting the destruction of mangroves at an Old Prospect Road site after a developer removed the vegetation and filled the area without planning permission.
A group of volunteers is helping to restore mangroves along the South Sound shoreline. Cayman resident Chris Luijten’s newly established group, Cayman Mangrove Conservation which he started last month, already has 10 volunteers.
West Bay mangroves cleared without permission
Cayman residents Chris and Karen Luijten have donated $75,000 to purchase an area of mangroves to help offset carbon dioxide emissions created by Protect Our Future students’ travel to Spain last month.
Longtime residents of Grand Cayman will already know how drastically the island has changed in recent decades, as construction and development have accelerated to keep pace with a growing population. Analysis from the Department of Environment can help quantify how drastic that change has been for the island’s wetlands.
Once in a while, islanders should trade the sand and sun loungers of Seven Mile Beach for a voyage along silent waterways, which offer refuge for an array of island wildlife.
Cayman’s teachers and students can now talk with students all over the mangrove world, thanks to a new interactive website launched by the Mangrove Action Project.
A new road that would cut through the Central Mangrove Wetlands to link Bodden Town to Rum Point is under consideration.
Public access to a small section of mangrove wetlands in West Bay is being touted as a potential solution for the successful maintenance of a natural area which is among six sites on Grand Cayman slated for consideration as protected areas under the National Conservation Law.
The stories that surround the world’s mangrove forests come alive in “Marvellous Mangroves Myths and Legends,” a new book from Brac author Martin Keeley.
The Department of Environment is proposing to plant mangroves in a bid to stop erosion of Kaibo Public Beach, attendees of last week’s North Side District Council meeting heard.
A hands-on presentation on the local mangrove population was one of the latest events taking place on Cayman Brac marking Earth Month.
Earth Day is April 22 but Earth Month starts April 1, and there are plenty of opportunities this month to celebrate Mother Nature in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac.
A group of Year 5 students from Prospect Primary School recently had the chance to go out on the water for a hands-on lesson about mangroves.