October 21, 2019

Paul Allen is redeeming himself in the Cayman Islands

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By Mara Siegler From Page Six Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the Cayman Islands Department of Environment have worked together to save the 13,800 square feet of endangered coral that was allegedly hit by the billionaire’s $162 million mega-yacht Tatoosh in January. Polaris Applied Sciences, which was hired by Allen’s company, Vulcan, has reattached 1,600 […]

Paul Allen’s Vulcan to pay for reef restoration after mega-yacht mishap, despite ‘exaggerated’ claims

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By James Risley From Geek Wire Earlier this year, Seattle billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s yacht was blamed for destroying nearly 14,000 square feet of protected coral reef in the Cayman Islands. Vulcan, Allen’s investment company, announced today that they will help pay for rehabilitating the reef. According to a joint statement from Vulcan […]

Paul Allen fights Cayman Islands on claim that his yacht destroyed reef

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By Page Six Team From Page Six Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is fighting with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment after his $162 million mega-yacht Tatoosh allegedly destroyed 13,800 square feet of coral reef. While the philanthropist has donated millions to ocean conservation, Allen’s company is disputing the Cayman government’s claim that his luxury […]

Paul Allen agrees to Cayman Islands reef restoration

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From idive Cayman Islands In a statement released late Monday (8) afternoon, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s company Vulcan Inc. announced that they have developed a plan to restore the reef in the vicinity of the Doc Poulson wreck and the Knife dive sites. The proposal has been placed in the hands of the Department of […]

Cayman Islands says Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen destroyed coral reef with his 95-metre superyacht

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By Aileen Donnelly From National Post Microsoft billionaire and philanthropist Paul Allen is shirking blame for the destruction of almost 1,300 square metres of coral reef, which the Cayman Islands says was caused by his 95-metre superyacht. The Cayman Islands’ Department of Environment determined that the anchor chain attached to Allen’s Tatoosh yacht damaged more […]