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Protect Our Future launches Little Cayman conservation campaign

Student advocacy group Protect Our Future's latest video campaign is focussing on highlighting Little Cayman as a Mission Blue 'Hope Spot'.

Families join forces with Protect Our Future

On Saturday morning, 65 volunteers - mostly children and their families - joined the Protect Our Future students in a community cleanup event at...

Volunteers remove 1.5 tons of trash from Little Cayman beaches

Thirty volunteers removed more than 1.5 tons of trash from the shores around Little Cayman over the weekend, including at one beach that had so much debris on it, the clean-up teams described it as being like a 'small landfill'.

Cayman teen becomes National Geographic Young Explorer

The National Geographic Society has chosen Cayman teenager Ben Somerville to be one of its ‘Young Explorers’.

Protect Our Future takes on road safety

Following an accident in which Cayman International School's physical education teacher Greg Simcoe was badly injured when he was struck by a car, members of youth action group Protect Our Future is calling on government to take stronger measures to make local roads safer.
Ben Somerville leads protesters in 2019 during a demonstration about the port project and climate change

The future of climate action

The Cayman Compass interviewed some of the islands’ students about their thoughts on climate change, the environmental policies they’d like to see implemented and the role young people play in the climate-change debate.

Protect Our Future calls for mangrove conservation

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.

Cayman students meet officials to talk climate change

Three members of environmental awareness group Protect Our Future last week brought their concerns about climate change to Cayman energy and regulatory officials.

Cayman students return from climate change conference

Protect our Future members Connor Childs, Olivia Zimmer and Steff Mcdermot recently attended the United Nations COP 25 Climate Conference earlier this month in...

Gov’t: We’re committed to plastics policy

Ministry of Environment officials said they remain committed to addressing Cayman’s single-use plastics usage.

Single-use plastics policy meeting cancelled

Local environmental groups have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of the second meeting of the government-initiated single-use plastic steering committee and the absence of...

Environmental activists take port message to waterfront

Protesters lined the George Town waterfront on Friday, as part of a growing environmental movement driven by student activists.

Student activists turn the lens on Cayman’s growing pains

A new campaign by the student group focusses on the issue of greed by highlighting sites such as the landfill, the cleared KAABOO festival grounds and other locations that demonstrate the strains of development in Grand Cayman.

‘Young people would vote no’

"Long after the ballots on the Port Referendum have been counted, we shall be the ones who will face the consequences," student group Protect our Future writes in a guest column for the Cayman Compass.

Youth group spells out anti-port message

Students from Cayman’s environmental youth movement met cruise line executives Wednesday and urged them to think again about the project to build new piers in George Town Harbour.

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