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CCMI gets Royal support

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince & Princess Edward, Earl & Countess of Wessex were in Little Cayman 6 – 7 March to commemorate the achievements of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in fulfilling its mission of “protecting the future of coral reefs through research, conservation and education” over its …

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CCMI: Colour returns to Little Cayman corals

When scientists predicted that 2015 would be the third global bleaching event on record, researchers at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman went on high alert. Corals were expected to bleach and perhaps experience mass mortality near the end of the summer as seawater temperatures exceeded the …

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CCMI weighs in on port development project

By: Rory McDonough The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) warns government must find a better solution to protecting the coral reefs in the area for the planned cruise berthing facility. CCMI made its stance known when it released a statement regarding the controversial George Town pier development project. The statement …

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CCMI partnership to aid endangered coral species

A partnership has been formed between the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) and the international non-profit organization, Earthwatch Institute, to implement a new citizen science programme helping endangered coral species in Little Cayman. The Earthwatch Institute is one of the largest global underwriters of scientific field research. Their mission is …

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Central Caribbean Marine Institute receives Disney conservation grant

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has been awarded a US $23,400 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grant recognises CCMI’s efforts to enhance recovery of the threatened staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis). “This grant from Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund is enabling CCMI to describe and map …

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports CCMI’s research

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) a $70,000 (USD) grant with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines funds for ‘Enhancing Capacity for Coral Reef Resilience Management in the Cayman Islands’.  The project seeks to determine the distribution of Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) …

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