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Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI) is a non-profit foundation on the island of Curaçao, established in 1955
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Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata)

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..


Continue reading 26 October 2021   11 mnd oud
Coral Reef

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..


Continue reading 30 September 2021   1 jaar oud
Sint Maarten

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..


Continue reading 03 September 2021   1 jaar oud
Mark Vermeij

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..


Continue reading 13 July 2020   2 jaar oud
Endemic Sabal palm, growing in a shrubland on limestone with Metopium brownii and Haematoxylon brasiletto

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..


Continue reading 26 January 2020   2 jaar oud
Centruroides testaceus

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..


Continue reading 29 December 2019   2 jaar oud
Curaçao coral reefs

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..


Continue reading 07 June 2019   3 jaar oud

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