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St Kitts Launches New Coral Reef Monitoring Program

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts has launched an important new program to study the state of coral reefs. The St Kitts Department of Environment, in collaboration with the Department of Marine Resources, has installed a Coral Reef Early Warning …

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Caribbean Coral Reef Report Cards

 Why the Nature Conservancy launched Caribbean Coral Reef Report Cards By Lucienne CrossCJ Contributor Only a lucky few have the opportunity to go underwater and experience the coral reefs of the Eastern Caribbean, yet nearly everyone on these small islands …

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In Curaçao, Planting New Coral Reefs

 As the coral reef population plummets around the world, the Dutch Caribbean is taking the lead in the fight to grow new reefs. In Curaçao, the Coral Restoration Foundation continues to plant new coral “trees” in the island’s waters, and …

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 Above: searching for coral from above (Photo: Jordan Mitchell/TNC) By Dr Steve SchillCJ Contributor As I dove into the clear Caribbean waters, I adjusted my mask and started searching. I was on the hunt for signs of elkhorn coral, a rare …

 Above: coral antlers at the property’s artificial reef By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest resort project is expanding — into the ocean. But now how you might think. The Nassau project has an ongoing initiative in the shores of Cable …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago will be part of the CREWS international coral reef early warning system, according to Godwin Williams, secretary of agriculture, marine affairs, marketing and the environment in the Tobago House of …

 Above: the new coral reef research facility at Nova Southeastern University (Photo: NSU) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nova Southeastern University in Florida will soon debut a $50 million facility that will be the largest coral reef research centre in …