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Reefs
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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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
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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 www.seaegg.org! The Long-spined urchin (Diadema antillarum) is one of the most important herbivores More...

Goby
By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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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...

Coral
By Edition On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wild

New hope for endangered corals: Scientists take an important step towards sustainable restoration of Caribbean reefs.  WILLEMSTAD - Researchers of SECORE International (USA, Germany), the University of Amsterdam More...

East side
By Edition On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Government to decide on request LOB Oostpunt

WILLEMSTAD - The government must make a decision to give access to the documents that say something about the zoning of the Oospunt, the east side of the island. The environmental organization, Carmabi had requested More...

RBC presents cheque to Carmabi
By Edition On Friday, June 12th, 2015
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RBC donates to Carmabi in support of its Marine Education CenteR

WILLEMSTAD - On Blue Water Day 2015 RBC presented a check to Carmabi for the launch of its Marine Education Center (MEC). Almerina Rodrigues (Area Vice President Personal Banking) and Russell Kopke (Area Vice President More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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Carmabi celebrates its 60th anniversary

WILLEMSTAD – Last Thursday was a day to celebrate for Carmabi. It was their 60thanniversary. Carmabi, originally short for the Caribbean Marine Biological Institute was founded in 1955 and is the largest field More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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A film Explores Curaçao’s effort to become a Caribbean haven for coral

After months of reporting and planning, a frenetic week of filming in March, and many long nights in the editing suite, 10 Pace University communication students, with guidance from Prof. Maria Luskay and me, have More...