Tag: Central Caribbean Marine Institute

CCMI hires coral restoration expert

CCMI hires coral restoration expert

| 12/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): 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 U [...]

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Sri Lanka research may help mitigate impact of rising seas

Sri Lanka research may help mitigate impact of rising seas

| 18/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Carrie Manfrino, the president of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute who last year was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to research rising sea levels, is investigating how that issue affects Sri Lanka and potentially use what she learns to help the Cayman Islands. The study is looking at ā [...]

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Prince Edward praises CCMI during recent visit

Prince Edward praises CCMI during recent visit

| 16/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As part of their visit to the Cayman Islands, Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, spent time at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman to tour the facility for which he participated in the groundbreaking in 2003. The prince has previous [...]

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Prince Edward presents CCMI award to Cayman attorney

Prince Edward presents CCMI award to Cayman attorney

| 14/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): During his brief visit to Little Cayman Sunday, 6 March, Prince Edward presented the Central Caribbean Marine Instituteā€™s (CCMI) CORAL (Commitment, Outreach, Respect, and Leadership) Award to attorney Chris Humphries for his years of commitment to the institute and its work. The award is pr [...]

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Disney Conservation Fund to support CCMI’s coral gardening

Disney Conservation Fund to support CCMI’s coral gardening

| 08/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has been awarded a US$25,000 grant from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) to support CCMIā€™s efforts to regenerate and restore the ecologically important but critically endangered staghorn coral in Little Cayman.Ā Since the Little Cayman coral n [...]

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Funds pledged for CCMI research

Funds pledged for CCMI research

| 22/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A local law firm has announced its financial support for the Central Caribbean Marine Instituteā€™s (CCMI) long-term monitoring programme (LAMP) and major maintenance ofĀ their Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS2). Stuarts Walkers Hersant Humphries, which has pledged $15,000 to CCMI, has [...]

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Grant aids efforts to fight lionfish

Grant aids efforts to fight lionfish

| 15/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The continuing battle against lionfish invasion has received a boost with a grant awarded to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman to support its WILD programme (Whole-Island Lionfish Defence). In addition, as part of ongoing efforts to get rid of theĀ harmful fish, L [...]

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CCMI lecture series aids coral reef research

CCMI lecture series aids coral reef research

| 13/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): This summer, theĀ Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is diving into a new outreach initiative with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationā€™s (NOAA) Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). Starting in June and running through August, AOML research [...]

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US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

US students research Little Cayman’s reefs

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments
  (CNS): Undergraduate students from around the US are spending the summer at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman where they will gain firsthand experience researching the threats facing coral reefs and exploring ways to improve the chances for coral survival. [...]

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Central Caribbean Marine Institute celebrated

Central Caribbean Marine Institute celebrated

| 04/05/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Governor Helen Kilpatrick recently hosted a reception celebrating the scientific work of Ā the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)Ā as well as marking theĀ 10th anniversary of the Little Cayman Research Centre. Attendees comprisedĀ Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, CCMI founder and Presi [...]

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Consolidated Water supports coral project in Little Cayman

Consolidated Water supports coral project in Little Cayman

| 02/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS):Ā Cayman Water Company recently committed to contributing $19,500 to the Central Caribbean Marine Instituteā€™s Coral Nursery project in Little Cayman. CWC committed to matching funds donated by the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund over a two year period and has already made the first instal [...]

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