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Tag: Little Cayman Research Centre

CCMI reports record 2016

CCMI reports record 2016

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) report looking at the organisation’s accomplishments in 2016 indicates it was a banner year for scientific publications and presentations at international scientific conferences, while educational occupancy and the Festival of Seas fund [...]

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Young Caymanians learn sea skills at CCMI

Young Caymanians learn sea skills at CCMI

| 08/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In December, a group of 11 young men took part in the latest Young Environmental Leadership Course (YELC), a programme established in 2012 by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman to teach high school students how to be good environmental stewards in their [...]

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CCMI receives NSF grant to fund expansion

CCMI receives NSF grant to fund expansion

| 02/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided a facilities grant to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) Little Cayman Research Centre that will significantly improve operations capacity and overall output. Both the NSF and CCMI have missions to foster the integration of sci [...]

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Prep students impressed by CCMI trip

Prep students impressed by CCMI trip

| 01/08/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): At Cayman Prep and High School’s end-of-year ceremony held in June, more than half of the year six students pointed to their participation in the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) marine ecology course when asked to recall their most important memory of primary school. The young [...]

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NOAA reef-health expert joins CCMI team

NOAA reef-health expert joins CCMI team

| 06/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Dr Karsten Shein, a climatologist with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been awarded a Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) research fellowship to help the organisation in its work understanding reef health. Dr Shein has led several major internationa [...]

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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, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is diving into a new outreach initiative with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’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  the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) as well as marking the 10th anniversary of the Little Cayman Research Centre. Attendees comprised Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, CCMI founder and Presi [...]

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