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2 new stony coral disease sites found in East End

The deadly stony coral tissue loss disease have been found at two new sites in East End, the Department of Environment has reported.

Deadly coral disease rounds North West Point

Stony coral tissue loss disease has rounded North West Point and appears to be edging closer to the western coast of Grand Cayman.

Deadly coral disease spreads east

The Department of Environment has confirmed that stony coral tissue loss disease has spread eight miles in either direction of its original location after it was first spotted in Cayman’s waters 10 months ago.

DoE contracting divers to fight coral disease

The Department of Environment is coordinating a national effort to combat the deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease impacting over 20 species of reef-building...

Deadly stony coral disease spreads to West Bay

The Department of Environment has confirmed that stony coral tissue loss disease has spread as far as dives sites on the northwestern coast of Grand Cayman.

DoE seeking extra funding to combat deadly coral disease

The Department of Environment is seeking additional funding from government to help combat a deadly pathogen that is killing off corals on Grand Cayman's reefs.

Deadly coral disease moves closer to Seven Mile Beach

The Department of Environment is appealing to divers to help monitor stony coral tissue loss disease which is spreading at about a mile a month towards Seven Mile Beach.

DoE continues fight against coral-killing disease

Nearly two dozen volunteers have signed up to help with the Department of Environment’s efforts to contain the spread of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease in Cayman's reefs.

43 North Wall dive sites to close as coral disease spreads

The Department of Environment is shutting down 43 dive sites along Grand Cayman's North Wall for the next three months as the island tries to combat the spread of the deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease.

Deadly coral disease found over 4-mile area

Department of Environment researchers say they are growing increasingly worried as the deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, first spotted at Penny’s Arch in the Rum Point Channel, appears to have spread over a four-mile area.

Coral killer disease found in Cayman

Cayman’s reefs are under attack from the mysterious, but deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease that has ravaged Florida’s coral reefs.

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