September 26, 2020

Cayman Islands marine charity makes waves with research

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The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) have recently presented their findings on Cayman’s marine ecosystems at the 45th Benthic Ecology Meeting in Portland, Maine. From March 16th through the 19th, the annual conference welcomed over 400 top marine ecologists and benthic researchers from a variety of fields. CCMI’s Research Technician, Hunter Hughes was joined by […]

Cayman Islands: CCMI hires exploration expert

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Dr. Steve Whalan recently joined the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) as a Senior Research Scientist with expertise in coral reef ecology. Dr. Whalan brings a vast amount of knowledge and skills to CCMI, an institute that has won awards through the National Science Foundation and the UK Darwin Initiative.  His research has unraveled some […]

Cayman Islands: Chris Humphries honoured with CCMI “Coral Award”

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Mr. Chris Humphries of Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries, Attorneys-at-Law was presented with the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) CORAL Award on 6 March 2016 by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, during his visit to the Cayman Islands. The CORAL (Commitment, Outreach, Respect, and Leadership) Award is presented to an individual or organisation for […]

Education and Conservation: How the Central Caribbean Marine Institute is working to save our oceans

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BY CELESTE TAYLOR From LEAD Cincinnati What happens when a country boy from Indiana decides he wants to follow his passion of marine biology from the swaying cornfields of Batesville to the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean? For Peter Hillenbrand, the journey might not have followed the traditional path, but he chased his dream to […]

Royal Visit to the Cayman Islands 6 / 7 March 2016

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Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit the Cayman Islands from Sunday 6th March to Monday 7th March 2016. On Sunday the couple will attend a private event at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman. The Earl has been the patron of CCMI since he visited the Cayman Islands […]

Watching Coral in Little Cayman — and what It means for Caribbean reefs

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From Caribbean Journal When sea temperatures rise, so-called coral bleaching can occur — that is, when corals turn pale or even white, threatening their existence. But a new project in Little Cayman in the Cayman Islands sought to explore how temperatures affect corals — and how they respond. Last summer, researchers from the Central Caribbean Marine […]

Watching coral in Little Cayman — and what it means for Caribbean reefs

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From Caribbean Journal When sea temperatures rise, so-called coral bleaching can occur — that is, when corals turn pale or even white, threatening their existence. But a new project in Little Cayman in the Cayman Islands sought to explore how temperatures affect corals — and how they respond. Last summer, researchers from the Central Caribbean […]

Little Cayman marine institute to celebrate the sea with Blue Gala

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From CCMI Located in pristine Little Cayman, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is Cayman’s only non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to understanding and protecting the islands’ coral reefs and the life they support. Join us as we host our 10th annual fundraising event in Grand Cayman. Festival of Seas: Blue Gala, formerly known as Festival […]