Hits: 1104 Created on 21 July 2015 Written by George Category: MARINE/YACHTING
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NUTMEG PRINCESS COMES ALIVE AT THE UNDERWATER SCULPTURE PARK

St. George – The Nutmeg Princess has been added to the world's first underwater sculpture park at Moliniere Bay in Grenada. The statue depicts Grenada's first fairy tale princess emerging from a large nutmeg pod, reaching to the heavens with a handful of Grenada's most famed spice, the nutmeg. The 11-foot tall sculpture was inspired by the 1992 book The Nutmeg Princess by Grenadian author and playwright, Richardo Keens-Douglas and designed by artist Lene Kilde.

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Hits: 1268 Created on 15 July 2015 Written by Chalsey Gill Category: MARINE/YACHTING
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CARIBBEAN CORAL REEF LEADERS COMPLETE INTENSIVE FELLOWSHIP AT THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Belmopan, Belize ― Coral reefs in the Caribbean are amongst the most at risk globally. The loss of reefs is also a serious economic problem in the region, where large populations depend on fishing and tourism.

Having lost 80% of its corals over the last half century, mainly due to a changing and variable climate, coastal development and pollution, the Caribbean is seeking to turn the tide through partnerships. A group of five coral reef managers from across the Caribbean recently participated in an intensive three week Coral Reef Management Fellowship programme at the Great Barrier Reef, Australia - the best managed reef in the world.

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Hits: 1256 Created on 09 June 2015 Written by GIS Category: MARINE/YACHTING
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GRENADA MOVES TO TACKLE SEAWEED PROBLEM

ST. GEORGE - Efforts are underway to clear the Sargassum Seaweed which is causing problems for residents on the eastern side of the island.

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Hits: 1280 Created on 06 July 2015 Written by Deanna Isaac Category: MARINE/YACHTING
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MINISTRY LOOKS AT ADDRESSING SARGASSUM SEAWEED ISSUE IN CARRIACOU

Beausejour, Carriacou -- The Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs has adopted a proactive approach towards addressing the Sargassum sea weed which has accumulated in large quantities and is affecting the Atlantic side of the island, namely the Mt. Pleasant and Windward communities.

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Hits: 1341 Created on 27 May 2015 Written by George Category: MARINE/YACHTING
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GRENADA BENEFITS FROM GLOBAL EXCHANGE OF CORAL REEF KNOWLEDGE TO ENSURE SUSTAINABILITY

St. George -- Fourteen marine scientists and managers from the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian oceans will travel to North Queensland for three weeks in June to exchange knowledge and learn about innovative coral reef science, management and leadership. The fellows will travel from Townsville to Port Douglas and visit government departments, research stations and reef-dependent businesses. They will interact with people and visit the habitats that make the Great Barrier Reef so special.

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