The 99% are just whiners. Get over it !!!!

Jun 2013
At least Allen didn't dump his toilet waste in the water.

Billionaire Paul Allen's yacht destroyed protected coral in Caribbean: media

Source: Brisbane Times

Date January 29, 2016 - 11:41AM 54 reading now

Eric M. Johnson

Seattle: A massive luxury yacht owned by Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen destroyed most of a protected coral reef during a visit to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean earlier this month, media reported.

An anchor chain from the vessel damaged nearly 1300 square metres, or about 80 per cent, of reef near two scuba diving sites in the West Bay, the islands' environment department said, according to the Cayman News Service.

Mr Allen's Seattle-based Vulcan Inc organisation, which manages his fortune, said on Wednesday that the M/V Tatoosh was moored on January 14 in a "position explicitly directed" by the local port authority and that his team was co-operating with the investigation.

"When its crew was alerted by a diver that her anchor chain may have impacted coral in the area, the crew promptly, and on their own accord, relocated their position to ensure the reef was protected," Vulcan said.

Read more: Billionaire Paul Allen's yacht destroyed protected coral in Caribbean: media
Jun 2012
Your article states that the yaht was anchored where it was told to anchor, was alerted of the damage, moved away from the area, and is cooperating. What is there to comment about?
  • Like
Reactions: 4 people
Jun 2013
This is an example of one individual's irresponsibility hurting the environment for some time to come.