All about Carmabi

world ocean day
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...

sea urchent
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...

By Edition On Friday, January 29th, 2016

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

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

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...