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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

CARMABI cleans up Sargassum in national park Shete Boka and Christoffel Park

WILLEMSTAD - As recently mentioned in the news, Curacao is also dealing with Sargassum on the North shore of the island. Even though the extent of the situation cannot be compared to the situation in Bonaire, it More...

By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017

Positive news for the weekend: Release of Sea Turtle “Kaycee”

WILLEMSTAD - Recently a young green sea turtle (named Kaycee on the spot) was released in nature after it was found a few months ago in the waters around Klein (little) Curaçao. This took place at Wakawa with the More...

By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Information on Oostpunt including Carmabi ‘s concerns regarding the proposed zoning plan

WILLEMSTAD - Open letter to the Parliament of Curacao regarding the recently proposed rezoning of Oostpunt to members of the same Parliament. The Dutch version can be found by clicking here, the Papiamentu version More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Carmabi Education school programs & Marine Education Center together with the Curacao Sea Aquarium announces World Oceans Day – Curaçao 2017

WILLEMSTAD – In celebration of World Oceans Day 2017, Carmabi Education school programs & Marine Education Center together with the Curacao Sea Aquarium is hosting World Oceans Day – Curaçao 2017 on June More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Damage report of the Megapier 2 construction site

WILLEMSTAD - Here one can find a description of the damage caused by construction activities for the second mega pier in April 2017. This report (17Mb, so maybe a slow download) is freely available and aims to provide More...

By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Massive damage done to Curaçao coral reef; construction company BAM blamed

WILLEMSTAD - A large piece of coral near the island of Curacao was severely damaged. The perpetrator is believed to be construction company BAM, who is currently building a pier for cruise ships and other large More...

By Edition On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Alert: Portugese-man-of-war (type of stinging jellyfish) along Curacao’s leeward shore

WILLEMSTAD - Recently various people have reported unusual high numbers of portugese-man-of- war yellyfish near Curacao's shore. They're actually not "true" yellyfish, but siphonophores, i.e., a colony of organisms More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Another first for the Dutch Caribbean: Tiger Shark tagging

WILLEMSTAD - A total of 22 sharks were caught and tagged last month as part of a region wide “Save our Sharks” project. Little is currently know about the status of shark populations in Dutch Caribbean waters More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Have you recently seen – or not seen the long-spined urchin (Diadema antillarum) on Caribbean Reefs?

Have you recently seen - or not seen The long-spined urchin (Diadema antillarum) on Caribbean Reefs? Let us know, at! The Long-spined urchin (Diadema antillarum) is one of the most important herbivores More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Nine new species of Goby Fish are discovered

WILLEMSTAD - Coral reefs are diverse ecosystems that provide home to millions of species of marine organisms worldwide. Reefs support important commercial and artisanal fisheries, and eco-tourism activities related More...