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DOE issues warning after turtle rescued from roaming dogs

The Department of Environment issued a warning to pet owners Friday after roaming dogs were caught on camera attacking a nesting turtle along a West Bay beach.

Turtle impact concerns persist with Beach Bay resort

Plans to construct a resort hotel at Beach Bay, a primary habitat for turtle nesting, continued to stir debate on Wednesday.

Turtle found in net euthanised due to injuries

A juvenile loggerhead turtle found floating in a net off Barkers Beach had to be euthanised because of its injuries, the Department of Environment said Thursday.

Turtle-friendly lighting to become mandatory on key nesting beaches

Beachside developments that fail to install ‘turtle-friendly’ lighting within three years could face prosecution under new proposals to protect sea turtles.

Six turtles released into wild

The Cayman Islands Turtle Centre released six two-year-old ‘head-started’ turtles into the sea at Governors Beach on Saturday, watched by hundreds of residents and tourists.

Turtle centre drafts species protection plan

The Cayman Turtle Centre is pushing for the adoption of a species conservation plan it has produced for green sea turtles.

Sick turtle restored to health

It was one of the more unusual MRI scans the staff at Cayman’s CTMH Doctors Hospital have ever been asked to perform.

Bound female sea turtle rescued from poachers in West Bay

A female sea turtle was rescued from poachers Wednesday night after a conservation officer discovered her tied up in the sand in West Bay. Officer Chadd Bush reported coming across the scene, where three men had the turtle tied, flipped on her back and ready to load into a gold pickup truck.

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