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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curacao – Summary of DROP Dominica Expedition, March 2016

Smithsonian Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) scientists spent six days exploring the diversity of marine life off northwest Dominica to depths of 300 m (1,000 ft.). The scientific team comprised specialists More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 14th, 2016

R/V Chapman Expeditions & Substation Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD. ROSSEAU - It can be difficult to describe the underwater world from 300-1,000ft, as habitats can be as varied as anything you could see on land. Not every inch of bottom is covered in coral and fishes; More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 11th, 2016

RC Chapman report: “New species of Basslet discovered on Dominica”

WILLEMSTAD, ROSSEAU - Smithsonian scientists had a great start to the week on the RV Chapman of the Curaçao Seaquarium. DROP Principal Investigator, Dr. Carole Baldwin, thinks her team has already discovered More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

R/V Chapman and submarine Curasub to set out on expedition to Dominica

WILLEMSTAD  – On Friday February 19, 2016 the Curacao owned, based and operated Research Vessel and submarine tender RV Chapman will leave the harbor of Willemstad and start out for the island of Dominica, in More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Dominica lost almost all its GDP due to climate change, says World Bank

ROSEAU - Tropical Storm Erika wiped out 90 per cent of Dominica’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to the rapid damage and impact assessment conducted by the island’s government in collaboration with More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Dominica govt permanently relocating residents of area worst affected by Tropical Storm Erika

ROSEAU, Dominica – Government will build new homes in a completely different area for residents of Petite Savanne, the community in the southeast of the island that was worst affected by Tropical Storm Erika’s More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

British territories mobilise support for Dominica

BRADES, Montserrat - The British overseas territories of Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands have both mobilised support for Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. The government of Montserrat, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

CDEMA ramps up disaster response in Dominica

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has ramped up the mobilisation of response teams following the declaration of the special disaster areas by the government of Dominica. As More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

US and UK governments announce humanitarian aid for storm-ravaged Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica – The United States and the United Kingdom governments are sending personnel and humanitarian aid to assist in Dominica’s ongoing recovery effort on the heels of the destructive Tropical Storm More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Seaborne announces its Dominica relief plan

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Seaborne Airlines wishes to advise passengers traveling to and from Dominica that all Seaborne services into Dominica (DOM) have been suspended effective immediately through September More...