Posts Tagged ‘The Nature Conservancy’

Chasing Coral on St. Croix

Salt River Canyon West Wall (Grouper Grotto)

St. Croix is leading the charge to protect and restore our Caribbean coral reefs, but climate change is threatening to wipe out coral reefs on a global scale. Never before has coral bleaching been more vividly shown and clearly explained than in the Sundance award-winning documentary Chasing Coral. From this film has sprung a movement to…

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Protecting Our Coral Reefs

Protecting Our Coral Reefs

Trusted news sources across the globe have recently reported that most Caribbean coral reefs will disappear within the next 20 years unless action is taken to protect them. While that news is shocking, I am happy to report that St. Croix is leading the charge to protect our Caribbean coral reefs and the ecosystems they support. The…

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STAR Network Keeps Eye on Turtles

STAR Network Keeps Eye on Turtles

While this article was originally posted in the V.I. Source, we here at GoToStCroix.com thought it was worth sharing.  Enjoy the stories, take in the information and tips provided, and please respect the turtles! If you are interested in assisting with the STAR Network, please contact them at (340) 690-0474 or visit their website at www.wimarcs.org. …

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Reef Responsible Promotes Local Sustainability

Reef Responsible at Taste of St. Croix

For those who may not know, St. Croix’s culinary scene is exploding! 2017 kicked off with an eight page spread called “Eating St. Croix” in Coastal Living magazine, and two of the island’s restaurants, balter and Savant, made the list of USA Today’s 10 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean. With a spotlight being shone on St. Croix’s food…

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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy St. Croix

The Nature Conservancy strives to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Here on St. Croix, the Conservancy monitors the nests of threatened sea turtle species at Jack & Isaac’s Bay Preserve, and throughout the USVI, and uses satellite tracking to learn more about their activity. Restoring coral reefs is another priority,…

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Hawksbill Turtle Watch

Hawksbill Turtle Watch

Every species on the earth has its specific place and particular role in the ecosystem and marine turtles, such as the hawksbill, are no different. They are a small part of ocean species that need to be treated with respect and care, and should be regarded as part of a rich marine heritage. They are…

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Volunteer or Donate!

Volunteer or Donate!

One thing I love about St. Croix is how involved individuals in the community are with the island’s many charitable causes, whether by volunteering their time or by donating money or goods.  Whether you live on St. Croix or you’re a visitor, whether you want to help the animals, save the reefs, or give a…

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