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Sentinel-2 imagery helps Bonaire identify influx of Sargassum
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By Willy Tjiong and Sander Mücher An abnormal amount of Sargassum brown seaweed invaded the Caribbean islands in the summer of 2011 [1]. Masses of Sargassum mats piled up on…

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Tropical Nursery Research during Lockdown
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Besides the obvious complications of coronavirus, the inability to travel to conduct research has led for the need for researchers to get creative over the past year.  Typically, researchers are…

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Why are mangroves so important
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Mangrove forests play a critical role in the island’s overall environmental health.  These forests act as important breeding, habitat and nursery areas for a wide variety of fish, crustaceans and…

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