Tag: Research

Project aims to shield Cayman Islands turtles from climate change threats

Researchers are investigating how to protect sea turtles in the Cayman Islands from the multiple threats caused by climate change. The islands’ sea turtles are recovering from over-harvesting – but climate change is causing habitat loss, an increasingly female population (the sex of turtle hatchlings is determined by temperature) and has the potential to reduce

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Summer Research Assistants Wanted!

The submission date for applications has passed. Are you currently studying in the sciences or will be in the coming year? Are you interested in the scientific work of the Department of Environment? Are you looking for a summer position focused on learning and supporting DoE’s scientific teams? The DoE is looking for dedicated and

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Shark Survey

Sharks and Cetaceans Report and Policy Survey In 2009 the Department of Environment and partner organisations Marine Conservation International and the Save Our Seas Foundation, with funding from the Overseas Territory Environment Programme, and with the involvement of the Guy Harvey Research Institute, undertook to investigate both the status and value of sharks and rays

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