Job Opening: Closed

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CLOSED Job position Assistant Coordinator is closed for applications. Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (RRFB) is a non-profit organization which mission is to protect and restore coral reefs in Bonaire by: developing new and innovative ways to restore reefs that are supported by research collaborations and shared worldwide training, engaging, and inspiring the community locally and ...

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A New Pop-up Nursery

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Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire is excited to announce the installation of our newest pop-up nursery – Punt Vierkant. The Punt Vierkant nursery consists of 10 trees, for a total capacity of 1,000 corals, and is RRFB’s first staghorn coral pop-up nursery. Ten coral nursery trees hover above the reef at the Punt Vierkant pop-up nursery. ...

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Restoration and Beyond

Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire is delighted to announce the addition of Beyond the Corals as our latest Dive Shop Member. Beyond the Corals joins Buddy Dive Resort, Eden Beach Resort, Harbour Village Beach Club, and Tropical Divers Resort as a partner and education center for Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire. RRFB and Beyond the Corals staff ...

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A Boulder Approach to Reef Restoration

A Boulder Approach to Reef Restoration
In an exciting first for the Foundation and the island of Bonaire, Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (RRFB) has started growing three species of boulder corals in its nurseries. These three coral species are among the most common reef-builders that make up Bonaire’s reefs – lobed star coral (Orbicella annularis), mountainous star coral (Orbicella faveolata), and ...

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Propagating Larvae: New Technique Expands Bonaire’s Reef Restoration Program

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Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire has entered an exciting five-year partnership with SECORE International to bring a new and innovative reef restoration technique, known as larval propagation, to Bonaire for the first time. For the past decade, SECORE International has been a leader in the study of the sexual reproduction of corals and has conducted pioneering ...

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Q&A with Our Interns

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Over the course of the past 3 months, Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire has had two interns working in the office, teaching the interns about and involving them in our coral restoration efforts. Caroline and Mackenzie came to Bonaire from the States in May, and as their time nears its end, they wanted to share a ...

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ReeFiesta 2019: A Celebration of Bonaire’s Coral Reefs

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On World Reef Day (June 1st), Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (RRFB) hosted its 4th annual reef restoration event in celebration of our coral reefs. ReeFiesta is an educational event that aims to bring divers and conservation-minded individuals together to promote ocean preservation and provide an introduction to reef restoration. The event was part of a variety ...

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Over 750 Elkhorn Corals Planted at Oil Slick Leap

Elkhorn Corals Planted at Oil Slick Leap
Thanks to funding through the BEST 2.0 Programme supported by the European Commission, Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (formerly Coral Restoration Foundation Bonaire) is proud to announce the completion of a year-long project at Oil Slick Leap, “Pop-up nursery and coral restoration.” Last year, in January 2018, Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (formerly Coral Restoration Foundation Bonaire) ...

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