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Tag Archives: scuba

  1. BARBADOS CREATES HISTORY BY PLANTING CORALS AT CARLISLE BAY

    Barbados created history on Tuesday by planting 50 fragments of staghorn coral from the Folkstone Marine Reserve at Carlisle Bay for the first time, as it marked World Oceans Day, under the theme: Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. Speaking moments before boarding the Mojito vessel at the Shallow Draught, Minister Humphrey explained that the coral used […]

    June 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. MONTSERRAT SELECTS SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN FIBER IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SUBSEA FIBRE OPTIC CABLE DEAL

    With elections mere days away, the recently altered Government of Montserrat through the Capital Investment Programme for Resilient Economic Growth (CIPREG) just signed a landmark multi-million-dollar deal with Southern Caribbean Fiber (SCF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Digicel Group, for the installation of a new subsea fibre optic cable system. Made possible through the UK-funded Programme, […]

    October 29, 2019TechnologyNo comments
  3. CARPHA SUPPORTS GAME CHANGING CORAL RESTORATION PROJECT IN SAINT LUCIA

    The Sandals Foundation launched phase two of its joint coral restoration project entitled: The Public-Private Partnership for the Saint Lucia Coral Restoration Programme for Resilient Ecosystems and Sustainable Livelihoods. The innovative coral restoration project was launched in 2017 by CLEAR Caribbean Limited and the Sandals Foundation in collaboration with: The Ministry of Agriculture (Saint Lucia), […]

    March 25, 2019NatureNo comments
  4. Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) LAUNCHES ENVIRONMENTAL CHARTER

    IN ITS continued efforts to protect the environment, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) has launched an Environmental Charter aimed at reducing the amount of plastic used on the island. Chairman of the BHTA, Roseanne Myers, explained that the Association recognized the increasing threat the excessive use of plastic products was having on the […]

    January 15, 2017Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Boating accident leaves 64 year old dead

    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of Leroy McWilliam Thompson, 64 years of Weston, St. James, which occurred sometime around 10:45 am on 11th June 2015 at sea in an area known as Reed’s Bay, off Weston, St. James. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    June 12, 2015ControversyNo comments
  6. Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson – Author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Shadow Divers’

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson. PIRATE HUNTERS is on sale June 16. Click HERE for more information!

    May 30, 2015Books, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Exciting Discovery of Deep-sea Seeps off the East Coast of Trinidad and Tobago

    Lecturer at The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine, Dr. Judith F. Gobin was part of a team of international scientists that made the exciting discovery of four new deep-sea cold seeps approximately 130km off the East coast of Trinidad and Tobago this week. Hundreds of thousands of 8-inch-long deep-sea mussels, metre-long tubeworms, […]

    October 10, 2014NatureNo comments
  8. ‘Black Sea’ – Jude Law, Underwater Greed…

    In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a sub that’s rumored to be loaded with Nazi gold.

    October 6, 2014Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. AQUA MONTSERRAT MAKING WAVES TEACHING KIDS TO SNORKEL

    Children of all ages now have the opportunity to learn how to snorkel and enjoy the wonders below the water through an initiative by locally-owned watersports company, Aqua Montserrat. Aqua Montserrat, a new venture created by Veta Wade, is on a mission to get local residents and visitors to spend more time discovering the beauty […]

    August 9, 2014NatureNo comments
  10. BARBADIANS INVITED TO COME OUT TO LIONFISH COOK-OFF THIS WEEKEND: MOJO’S OUT FOR VICTORY

    Members of the public are invited to come out and sample the lionfish during a cook-off at the Harbour Lights in Carlisle Bay, Bay Street, St. Michael, on Saturday, May 24, beginning at 1:00 p.m. This forms part of the lionfish derby hosted by the Coastal Zone Management Unit, as Barbados intensifies its efforts to […]

    May 23, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  11. Lionfish stings woman in Dominican Republic’s Boca Chica

    Madelin Meran, 25 years old, was stung on the hand by a lionfish in Boca Chica. She was taken to the Dr. Dario Contreras Hospital, treated and released. The invasive species has long spines that inject painful venom. But the venom is not lethal to humans. The fish is a threat to Caribbean reef ecosystems […]

    April 21, 2014NatureNo comments
  12. Undersea art, revolution in Maroon Lives by Lasana Sekou and Fabian Badejo

    When is art revolutionary? Why does it appear, at critical times, that there is an irresistible attraction between the work of artists and revolutionaries? How do nature and humanity inspire and benefit from art, literature, and revolution? Writers Lasana Sekou and Fabian Badejo may only give cause for more questions to the above with their […]

    November 29, 2013Sculpture, TravelNo comments
  13. UWI Marine Biologist on Spot for Major Discovery in Grenada Basin

    The University of the West Indies’ Dr Judith Gobin was part of a team of international scientists who made a major discovery located some 6000 ft under the sea, in the ‘debris avalanche‘ deposit of the Grenada Basin, west of Kick’em Jenny volcano. The discovery of what appears to be ‘cold seeps’ containing giant mussels, […]

    November 25, 2013Education, Nature1 comment
  14. UWI Scientist Braves Underwater volcano Kick’Em Jenny – Dr Goes On 6-day Deep Sea Exploration

    UWI Lecturer Dr Judith F. Gobin joins a team of international scientists on a 6-day, deep sea exploration of the Kick’em Jenny volcano and Trinidad Tar Seeps on board the Exploration Vessel (EV) Nautilus. Dr Gobin, who is a Lecturer of Marine Ecology/Coastal Ecosystems Management in the Department of Life Sciences at The UWI’s St. […]

    November 11, 2013Nature, TravelNo comments