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By Edition On Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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The coral reefs in our waters rely on their health and resilience to weather the storm

Hurricane Matthew was a near miss WILLEMSTAD/ SAN DIEGO, CA - Curaçao's geographical location shields it from tropical storms. The majority of its population has never experienced a tropical storm and it is almost More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Trash in the sea means damage to Curaçao’s reefs

WILLEMSTAD - Researchers from the Waitt Institute and Carmabi recently completed a study to evaluate the health of Curaçao’s marine environment. The assessment included underwater surveys of coral reefs in 148 More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Scientific Assessment of Curaçao’s near shore waters to begin next week

WASHINGTON, DC., WILLEMSTAD (Waitt Institute) – In joint partnership with the Government of Curaçao and Carmabi, the Waitt Institute will lead an expedition to investigate the status of marine resources in Curaçao’s More...

Ayana interviewing fishers in Curaçao - courtesy Ayana E. Johnson
By Edition On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

New research shows fishermen, divers agree coral reefs need stronger management

 ​Broad support exists for new Caribbean ocean policies WASHINGTON, D.C., WILLEMSTAD - In their new paper Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and co-author Dr. Jeremy Jackson argue that the coral reef crisis has brought More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Announcing hire of manager for Blue Halo Curaçao

WASHINGTON, D.C., WILLEMSTAD - The Blue Halo Initiative is excited to welcome Gisette Seferina to its ranks as the Waitt Institute expands its work partnering with Caribbean governments to envision, create, and More...