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Over three days last week, hundreds of volunteer divers worked to clear sand that was smothering coral at Eden Rock. Those efforts may have paid off, according to Department of Environment Deputy Director Tim Austin.
A boating incident that left the coral reef at Cayman’s Eden Rock dive site covered in sand was likely an ‘unfortunate accident’, according to both the Port Authority and the Department of Environment.
Hundreds of divers joined a two-day volunteer effort this week to help save the coral reef at Eden Rock that had been smothered by sand.
About 100 divers gathered at Eden Rock Dive Centre Wednesday afternoon to help the Department of Environment clear sand that had swamped a section of reef off the George Town coastline.
The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is calling on divers to help save coral at Eden Rock after a ship left large amounts on sand on the reef.
Eden Rock might just be the most popular dive site on the island, but only during the summer months. The reason for this is simple:...
Swimmers of all ages took to the water off Eden Rock Sunday afternoon to support the conservation of the popular George Town dive and snorkel site.
Many of the anticipated environmental impacts of the cruise berthing project were laid out following an exhaustive investigation in 2014 and 2015. The environmental impact assessment, led by coastal engineering firm Baird and Associates, examined everything from the impact on coral reefs in George Town Harbour to the potential for erosion on Seven Mile Beach.
The RCIPS is urging motorists to drive with caution during Sunday’s Mercuryman Triathlon. The race begins at 6:45am at Eden Rock on South Church Street, George Town.
The captain of the ship that ran aground in the area of Eden Rock was not properly served with a summons to appear in court, Magistrate Grace Donalds ruled at a court hearing. Her ruling was made public on Monday.
A Cayman businessman is seeking permission to station a 15,000-square-foot inflatable water park offshore on the George Town waterfront.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced Monday that foul play is not suspected in the death of a Security Centre guard who was found unresponsive at Eden Rock in George Town last month.
Melito Fernandes, a 37-year-old senior supervisor from The Security Centre, was found dead in the vicinity of Eden Rock by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service early Wednesday morning.
A body was found along the George Town waterfront Wednesday morning, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
One of the most spectacular visual treats that divers can encounter in Cayman, or anywhere in the world, is back.
Grand Cayman’s waters are celebrated for their crystalline clarity, enabling boaters and snorkelers to enjoy the beauty of our country’s coral reefs from fathoms away. But when those magnificent reefs are damaged or destroyed by visiting vessels, and when the Cayman Islands Port Authority is involved, the situation inevitably seems to become murky.
The owners of a cargo ship that struck a coral reef in George Town harbor, causing significant damage to a popular snorkeling and diving site, are suing the Port Authority, alleging it was partly responsible for the accident.
Police Monday named the man who died while snorkeling off Eden Rock on Dec. 11 as Mark R. Ambrose, 69, from California.
A 69-year-old man from the United States died Sunday evening while snorkeling off Eden Rock in George Town, police reported.
When a cargo ship crashed into the Eden Rock reef on Friday, causing substantial damage, Cayman’s Department of Environment says it faced “considerable scrutiny and criticism” for the lack of channel markers around the reef.
A cargo ship captain had decided to drop pilot services for the George Town port weeks before it crashed into Eden Rock, shearing off large sections from the top of the popular George Town reef.