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TROPICAL MARINE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION                                                August 2016

What a summer!

With our summer programs now at an end and our fall semester just beginning, this edition of the CIEE Research Station Bonaire newsletter brings you a run down of our STEM Intensive Program and the High School Summer Abroad Program. Also inside you will find the tales of Dushi Dog and her miraculous recovery as well as our farewell and thank you to our Coral Reef Ecology professor Dr. Arboleda

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It’s not called STEM intensive for nuthin’

It’s not called STEM intensive for nuthin’

The last two months of the summer have been action packed here at CIEE Research Station Bonaire. For the second time we offered our 8-week STEM intensive program and we were lucky enough to have six young, aspiring scientists sign up and make their way down to Bonaire ...

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Adventures of High School Summer Abroad

Adventures of High School Summer Abroad

Hello, my name is Joshua K. Pedersen and I’ve got something to share. This summer of 2016 has been best summer I have had in years. The reason for this year being educational, inspiring and all around fun is the fact that I was able to do an AP Biology/Ecology course. My interest in this topic …

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Ayo and masha danki Dr. Arboleda

Ayo and masha danki Dr. Arboleda

Bon Bini na Boneiru! (welcome to Bonaire) was the first thing I read four years ago when I started working at CIEE Bonaire. The island and its culturally diverse community have been indeed so welcoming that I never thought I would leave this beautiful place. However, life happens and career ...

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Dushi Dog’s Anniversary

Dushi Dog’s Anniversary

One year ago Dr. Peachey and Marc Tsagaris saw a our beloved Dushi (sweetheart in the local Bonairian language, Papiamentu) wander in front of their truck looking tired, hungry and sickly. They immediately put her into their truck and brought her to the CIEE Research Station. The Fall 2015 interns, Dr. Peachey and Marc quickly assembled and …

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