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CENTRAL CARIBBEAN MARINE INSTITUTE

CCMI’s vision is a world with vibrant oceans and healthy coral reefs.

We will make this vision a reality by undertaking cutting edge, impactful research and transforming this research into conservation and education initiatives which will serve to bridge the gap between knowledge and action.

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Quiet Oceans Study Indicates Fish Population Resilience

George Town, Cayman Islands: 12TH NOVEMBER 2021 – As world leaders begin their travels home after a week of discussion…

CCMI Launches Second Cohort of Women in Ocean Science Award

In 2019, CCMI launched the Women in Ocean Science Award (WIOSA), with a view to facilitate the progression of female…

Renowned Scientist Dr. Steve Gittings Welcomed to Board of Directors

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute announces the appointment of Dr. Steve Gittings to the institution’s Board of Directors. Dr. Gittings…

CCMI Statement on Proposed Development at Kingston Bight

For Immediate Release  CCMI Statement: 12th August 2021  Contact: Kate Holden, Kholden@reefresearch.org  Reference: The proposed site Little Cayman Resort Block 86A Parcels 18 & 20 – Overwater Bungalows and Dock at Kingston…

KNOW YOUR REEF

Coral reefs are vital for a healthy planet, know your reef and help protect our oceans…

22%

of Little Cayman reefs were covered in stony corals in 2016

25%

of all marine species live on a coral reefs

50%

of the world’s population live within 200 kilometers of the shore

65%

of extinctions on islands are caused by invasive species

100%

of the plastic ever manufactured still exists

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