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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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U.S. Ambassador visits CARMABI research station

WILLEMSTAD - The Ambassador of the United States in The Netherlands, Peter Hoekstra, visited the Carmabi Research Station this week. The visit was planned because of the growing collaboration between Curacao and More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Carmabi did not agree with development Jan Thiel

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI) has not agreed with the plans to construct a new Papagayo Resort at Jan Thiel on a nature area. The nature organization says not to be More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Carmabi pays attention to plastic in the sea

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, June 8, Carmabi will discuss the problem of plastic waste in the sea. With the film "A Plastic Ocean" the nature organization opens the Shark Week. For the third time again. The complete More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Kick-off shark week on the CARMABI beach with movie screening

WILLEMSTAD -  On Friday June 8th, on World Ocean Day, special attention is provided to the plastic pollution problem, with which our Oceans are also dealing. The informal Friday night starts with a happy hour from More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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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...

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By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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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...

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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...