May 18, 2022

Vulnerable Coastal and Marine Areas in the Caribbean receive landmark $42 million endowment

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The Nature Conservancy’s $8 million capstone support will sustain 21 million acres of newly protected areas Release Summary The Nature Conservancy has completed its $8M capstone support toward the creation of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund, a $42M endowment protecting 21 million acres of marine and coastal areas. NEW YORK –(BUSINESS WIRE) The Nature Conservancy is […]

Why Caribbean marine reserves matter

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By Shenique Smith From Caribbean Journal The importance of marine reserves in the region Effectively managed marine managed areas in the Caribbean are life-sustaining for both people and wildlife. They protect critical habitats like coral reefs and mangroves. They harbor and nurture sharks, turtles and other endangered wildlife, and they support tourism and fisheries that […]

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Cayman Islands appoints new Tourism Director Tiffany Dixon-Ebanks has been appointed the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s (CITA) new Executive Director. She replaces Jane Scaletta who left in May. Previously. Dixon-Ebanks managed the market research unit for the Department of Tourism. Before that she was with the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. The new tourism director […]