Entries by Ocean Doctor

The Largest Protected Place on the Planet

Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, spe to CNN International about President Obama’s creation of “the largest ecologically protected area on the planet” as described by the Washington Post, when he expanded the Papah?naumu?kea Marine National Monument in Hawaii to encompass than half a million square miles. Interestingly, President Obama and his predecessor, […]

Announcing Project “Red Alerta” – Isle of Youth, Cuba

We are pleased to announce Project “Red Alerta,” a unique partnership of Ocean Doctor’s Cuba Conservancy Program and the community of Cocodrilo, a small community on the southern shore of Cuba’s Isle of Youth. Through this project, a coral reef ecosystem monitoring network and education program will be established in the community. Participants will be […]

Cuba and U.S. Announce Cooperation on Marine Conservation

HAVANA, CUBA – Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Park Service (NPS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cuba’s Ministry of Science, Technology, and Environment (CITMA)  to faciliate collaboration in marine science, stewardship, and management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The MOU also aims to promote education and outreach […]

Cuban Embassy Opens in DC After 54 Years: Will Cuba Remain the ‘Green Jewel’ of the Caribbean?

With each tug of the rope by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, the Cuban flag inched upward, finding a slight breeze and proudly showed off its brilliant colors of red, white and blue to the 500 or so onloers. The Cubans and Cuban-Americans—never known for their silence at public events—beamed with national pride and shouted […]