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Your Friends are up to SOME good!
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Your Friends are up to SOME good!

The Friends of the STXEEMP are still diligently seeking to build awareness of the territory’s first marine park–the St. Croix East End Marine Park.  We did a lot in 2013 and have so much more planned for 2014–snorkel outings, lunch seminars, bayside hikes, presentations, stand-up paddle boarding, TWO lionfish derbies and a new event, Don’t … Continue reading

More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List
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More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List

We all know that Elkhorn (Acropora palmata) and Staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) have been listed as threatened on the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) since 1996, but did you know there are 64 additional species under consideration for adding this year? It’s true!  The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned NOAA to move both Elkhorn and Staghorn to Endangered status, add 5 Caribbean … Continue reading