Coral Diaries

 

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Octopus Ecology program

Octopus Ecology program

What an exciting start to 2020! We are bringing out a new scuba diving program for our interns and volunteers and it is all about one of our favorite critters here on the reef. The Octopus. The program is called Octopus Ecology...

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Community Eco-Art in Quepos!

Community Eco-Art in Quepos!

We recently joined forces with a awesome bunch of  like-minded environmentally conscious folk in Quepos. Together we built this beautiful Sailfish made of reused plastic bottles. The entire construction process took more than 180 hours, so working over 15 days. The...

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8 Fun facts about Coral

8 Fun facts about Coral

Coral reefs are referred to as the underwater cities of our planet. Diverse species collect and congest the underwater habitat. This gives them an appearance of hectic yet systematic city traffic. Warm-water fish and other marine species gather throughout the...

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The Marvelous Moray Eel – 5 slithery snippets of fun

The Marvelous Moray Eel – 5 slithery snippets of fun

The moray eel is I believe one of the most misjudged creatures on the reef. "He was trying to bite me" is something I have heard from many a misinformed diver. When you explain how amazing they are and that they are just breathing it puts a whole new light on them....

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Coral diary update – a busy start to November

Coral diary update – a busy start to November

Coral Coral Coral! We have been really busy working in our coral nurseries these last couple of weeks. Kat and our new intern Anni have cleaned and measured all our current coral fragments; we can report some great growth since the last data collection a month ago! ...

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Coral Diaries – November begins

Coral Diaries – November begins

November to me, always brings a sense of anticipation. You can feel the summer coming to Costa Rica. In October, businesses take their annual vacation and boats get their bottoms painted November though is the start of the new season. Here at Marine Conservation Costa...

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