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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...

world ocean day
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...

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...