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Watersports business warns against cruise dock proposal

Watersports business warns against cruise dock proposal

| 11/06/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): A recent Environmental Impact Assessment revealed that the proposed Grand Cayman cruise berthing facility in the George Town Harbour would devastate several acres of coral reef. “To destroy that is to destroy Cayman, and if the reefs go then so do the tourists,” a local diver told CNS Business. But an owner of […]

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Reef pest becomes Cayman’s culinary delight

Reef pest becomes Cayman’s culinary delight

| 28/04/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): As efforts to control the lionfish population wreaking havoc on reefs in the Caribbean continues, the Cayman Islands has jumped on board with the “If you can’t beat ‘em, eat ’em” campaign. Local restaurant owners said the demand exceeds the supply available on island, forcing them look elsewhere but organizations like the Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) […]

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Government must take ownership of lionfish problem

Government must take ownership of lionfish problem

| 24/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As the Cayman government contemplates spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a cruise port dock and renovations to the three airports, the lionfish problem, which has the potential to devastate the marine life of the islands, thereby destroying what brings tourists here in the first place is being largely ignored. Neil van Niekerk, Manager […]

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