July 29, 2021

Swim programme teaches Caymanian children much more than water skills

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Life Lessons and Possible Career Paths Mixed in with Fun in the Water Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 25, 2017 – A group of Caymanian children are learning to swim and snorkel through the West Bay ECO Warriors program hosted by Sunset House and organized by staffer Emma Jane Fisher, who has long believed in […]

Pressure mounts to save the Cayman Islands Hope Spot

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Posted by Shilpi Chhotray of Mission Blue in Ocean Views From National Geographic By: Shilpi Chhotray, Mission Blue Communications Strategist For the residents of George Town Harbour, observing mammoth cruise ships pass through their glimmering turquoise backyard is not uncommon. Since 2000, the small island nation of Grand Cayman has received an influx of tourists from […]

Save Cayman and Mission Blue announce new partnership

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Save Cayman Press Release On the heels of Sylvia Earle’s visit to the Cayman Islands on November 12th, 2016, local environmental NGO Save Cayman and Mission Blue have announced their new partnership. Save Cayman administrators say that they are pleased to be working with the global organization that advocates for protected marine spaces worldwide. Recently, […]

Earth Day 2016: Cayman’s Next Generation Focuses on Sustainability

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From Isla Public Relations Under the mentorship of Cayman’s dive operators young Caymanians are motivated to protect the environment every day Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Mar 16, 2016) – As Earth Day activities are being planned in the Cayman Islands, 24-year-old Gabriella Hernandez is involved in meetings with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment, the National […]

Cayman Islands cruise port project creates tough choices and strong sentiments

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By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Tourism-reliant Caribbean destinations seeking to expand tourism infrastructure to support growing visitor numbers frequently face tough choices and elicit strong sentiments. Perhaps nowhere has the difficult decision-making process been more evident than in the Cayman Islands, where government leaders, tourism stakeholders and residents are wrangling over the significant economic […]

Cayman port project pits environmentalists against pro-tourism stakeholders

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By Brian Major from Travel Pulse The Cayman Islands’ controversial cruise port proposal continues to pit tourism stakeholders against citizens and groups who oppose the project’s potential environmental impact. Debate intensified this week as an environmental official of the pro-port government warned that the project’s environmental impact will be “extremely dire” even if planned mitigation […]

Cayman Islands Environment Department head urges caution regarding proposed cruise ship berthing plan

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From Isla Public Relations Head of Department of Environment urges extreme caution before moving forward with controversial cruise berthing plan SAVE CAYMAN: Gina Ebanks-Petrie, also Chair of the Cayman Islands Environmental Assessment Board, wants decision-makers and the public to have a full understanding of Impact Statement before irrevocable decision is made. George Town, Grand Cayman […]