June 29, 2022

7 ways to celebrate the World Oceans Day

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For Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and coastal least developed countries, marine resources are critical assets, providing countless benefits in the form of food security and nutrition, employment, foreign exchange, culture and recreation. Through evidence-based policy interventions, these assets can also make enhanced and sustained contributions to the economic growth, welfare and prosperity of island communities.   Over three billion people depend on marine and coastal biodiversity for […]

Cayman: World Oceans Day 2021 – Message from the Hon Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency

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World Oceans Day 2021 Message from Premier & Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon Wayne Panton, JP, MP   Today, on World Oceans Day, the words of our National Song Beloved Isle Cayman come to mind: “O sea of palest em’rald,Merging to darkest blue,When ‘ere my thoughts fly Godward,I always think of you…” As […]

The Editor Speaks: World Oceans Day

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Last Saturday (9) the Cayman Islands celebrated HM The Queen’s Birthday. We had two special honourees, marching parades, pomp and bands. The day before, Friday 8th, passed by with barely a murmur. However, it was justifiably important enough for our Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour , to mark the day with a Message. It […]

Why the Caribbean should [have] celebrate[d] World Oceans Day on June 8

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By Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman From teleSUR Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman, of the Association of Caribbean States’ Caribbean Sea Commission, explain why we should all observe World Oceans Day. June 8 is World Oceans Day, intended to help us better understand and appreciate the big blue blanket which covers over 70 percent of […]

WORLD OCEANS DAY… is June 8th

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On June 8th, in commemoration of World Oceans Day, ICS will launch the “Life Needs the Caribbean Sea” public awareness program of the plight of the Caribbean Sea; as a key element of Caribbean Sea Futures 2030 Initiative. The World Oceans Day event will consist of an Online “Caribbean SeaFan Film Festival” & Telethon from […]