October 27, 2016

‘Awe and respect’: Cayman youth swim with sharks for documentary

By James Whittaker With around 40 lemon sharks circling the boat, 17-year-old Matteo Pollini admits he felt a flutter of nerves before he jumped in. But by the end of five days of diving in the chummed up waters of Tiger Beach off the Bahamas, the fear was gone. The […]
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October 17, 2012

Guy Harvey Launches Petition Drive to Protect Cayman Stingrays

Enactment of the National Conservation Law Postponed Last 10 Years THE CAYMAN ISLANDS—OCTOBER 15, 2012— Marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey is leading a petition drive calling on the government of the Cayman Islands to immediately put the National Conservation Law into effect, ensuring the safety and protection […]
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May 31, 2012

Lionfish In The Cayman Islands

The spread of Lionfish in the Bahamas and Caribbean is problematic for native species. Written by Guy Harvey In recent years the Indo-Pacific lionfish has spread from the SE coast of the USA throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean as far north as Bermuda and as far south as Venezuela. They […]
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April 23, 2012

Nassau Grouper recovery efforts puts Cayman Islands on the World Conservation Map

Written by Fred Garth | Photo by: Geroge Schellenger | Video by: Geroge Schellenger The Cayman Island’s government is serious about protecting their grouper. The penalty for catching Nassau grouper in a spawning aggregation site during season is up to one year in prison or up to $500,000 in fines. […]
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