Publisher: CarmabiCaribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI) is a non-profit foundation on the island of Curaçao, established in 1955
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Since 2018, Wageningen University & Research and Carmabi cooperate in bringing together historical and recent data on vegetation composition and plant species distribution on the six Dutch Caribbean islands. The collected data in..
Researchers have crossbred elkhorn coral individuals from Florida and Puerto Rico with those of Curaçao using cryopreserved reproductive cells of elkhorn corals. It is an important first step towards creating more heat tolerant..
Researchers from the University of Amsterdam and CARMABI Foundation implemented 3D reef surveying techniques to improve representation of species found within hidden cavities previously overlooked by 2D methods. Twelve sites along..
A new vegetation map produced by CARMABI and Wageningen University & Research shows a 25 percent decrease in overall vegetation cover of the Dutch side of St. Maarten since 1956. Results show that this loss can be attributed to..
CARMABI has released its annual coral spawning prediction calendar for the south Caribbean. This calendar plays a central role in studying the reproduction of Caribbean corals and guiding coral restoration efforts for the..
Vegetation scientists from Wageningen Environmental Research and Carmabi visited Bonaire in November to study the succession of the vegetation. Several plots that were described twenty years ago were resurveyed. The study is part..
A 2004-2005 study led by a researcher from the California Academy of Science worked to catalog arachnid species (such as spiders and scorpions) on Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. The recently published results in the Caribbean..
Nearly a third of all marine species can be found on or around coral reefs. This is why their rapid degradation is of great concern. To better understand corals as a whole, a group of scientists have set out to study the..