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CCMI CELEBRATES WORLD OCEANS DAY WITH MARCH FOR THE OCEAN AND REEFS GO LIVE

Notice Board 06/06/2018

CCMI is celebrating World Oceans Day and inviting members of the public to join us for these FREE events on Saturday, 9th June at Camana Bay. Seating is limited at the Cinema; registration is required.

 WHO:           Central Caribbean Marine Institute

WHAT:         World Oceans Day celebrations in Cayman

WHEN:          Saturday, 9th June 2018; 1pm-2:45pm

1pm: March for the Ocean (Royal Palms)

We’ll walk from Royal Palms, across The Rise and into Camana Bay, while holding signs and marching on behalf of our ocean, letting everyone know just how important the oceans are to our physical, mental, social and recreational well-being. Join thousands of people from around the world who will also be marching for the ocean the same day in a show of support for our oceans.

1:45pm: Reefs Go Live: ‘Can We Save Coral Reefs?’ (Camana Bay Cinema)

The March for the Ocean will end at the Camana Bay Cinema, where participants will be treated to a special ‘live dive’ experience with educators and researchers in Little Cayman. We’ll explore the topic ‘Can We Save Coral Reefs?’ as we take the audience on a virtual underwater experience while the CCMI team does their work underwater. Help us explore coral reefs and learn how we can all help work towards zero impact on these special habitats! Attendees can have their questions answered live, on-air from underwater! Text/WhatsApp questions throughout the broadcast to 345-927-0141.

Event registration: reefresearch.org/iyor2018

BOTH EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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