East End dive shop plans coral nursery

| 30/10/2015
Cayman News Service

Coral growth from a fragment salvaged and nursed (Photo by Lois Hatcher)

(CNS): The co-owner of East End dive operation, Ocean Frontiers, has revealed plans to create a coral nursery in the area to repair and replenish threatened reef systems in the waters around Cayman. As the tourism minister proceeds with cruise berthing plans that may destroy more than 35 acres in the George Town Harbour, the ministry with responsibility for the environment has approved a policy for coral nurseries and called for local proposals.

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