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Development poses growing threat to parrots

Development poses growing threat to parrots

| 09/07/2019 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The continued clearing of land for development in the Cayman Islands is posing an increasing threat to its endemic parrots. Adding to the problem of poaching, the ongoing impact on the National Birds’ habitat is making them less resilient, according to the Department of Environment. With the hurricane season now underway, a major storm […]

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Trust secures protection of wetlands

Trust secures protection of wetlands

| 28/01/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has used cash in its Land Reserve Fund collected in 2015 to buy another 131 acres of wetlands, bringing the total area of this vital ecosystem under protection to 900 acres and advancing the non-profit organisation’s goal of having 10% of sensitive local land legally protected. This […]

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