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By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Curaçao, a special scuba diving destination in the Caribbean!

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao is special to me because I received my Open Water certification there ten years years ago when my local dive shop referred me to The Dive Bus, one of the most popular local operators.  In More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Researchers name new ocean zone: The rariphotic

WILLEMSTAD - Based on the unique fish fauna observed from a manned submersible on a southern Caribbean reef system in Curaçao, Smithsonian explorers defined a new ocean-life zone, the rariphotic, between 130 and More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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The Curaçao Diving Adventures of ScubaHankNYC

The first time I visited Curaçao was for a quick weekender in July 2011. My plan was simple, to see as much of the island as possible during my short stay, explore as many bars and restaurants, and make sure More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Scuba Lodge Dive Center makes Pietermaai Seaclean at Avila Resort and Beau Rivage

WILLEMSTAD - Last Sunday, on March 4, 2018, the team at Scuba Lodge Dive Center Pietermaai underwent a major cleaning action. Together with a small group of volunteers, the sea was stripped of waste at the Penstraat. More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Local divers unite to protect Curacao’s reefs

WILLEMSTAD - Reefs worldwide are facing threats including climate change, overfishing, water pollution and marine debris from human waste likesingle use plastics.  While the effects of climate change must be addressed More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Double whale shark sighting on Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Divers from Bahia Diving on Curaçao had the amazing experience of spotting a whale shark on their dive on February 8th near Playa Kalki, on the west side of the island. Diver Peter Bot about the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Jeremiah Peek is the new owner of Ocean Encounters Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - When the Ambrosi family bought Ocean Encounters on Curacao in 2003, the intention was to make it a long-lasting family business, and 15 years later, it remains just that. On January 1st, 2018 Nolo More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Sowing corals: A new approach paves the way for large-scale coral reef restoration

Innovative sowing approach minimizes costs and time required for outplanting corals. WILLEMSTAD - The troubling loss of coral reefs worldwide has prompted scientists and conservationists to assist the reefs' recovery More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Curaçao Dive Task Force, leaders in sustainable dive tourism

WILLEMSTAD - Every year, over the course of four days, The Dive Equipment Marketing Association (DEMA) gives dive professionals the opportunity to network, market their services, and grow their businesses. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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CHATA: The position of diving operators on Curaçao needs to be strengthened

WILLEMSTAD - As a result of the Dive World Café facilitated by Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) and Curaçao Tourism Board (CTB) earlier this year, the Curacao Dive Task Force by CHATA have More...