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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who fled in a speed boat after shots were fired during a Buck Island brawl admitted to resisting arrest charges in federal court on Monday. Aneudis Acevedo, 32, pleaded guilty to resisting or impeding an officer of the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of “sea turtle research assistant” (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring. The deadline to apply is tomorrow. This will be the 33rd year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program, a long-term monitoring, research

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CHRISTIANSTED — The progression of Caribbean yellow-band disease — a widespread killer of reef-building corals — can be significantly impeded by chiseling a “firebreak” around the diseased coral tissue, but more research is needed to maintain the firebreak long-term, reports a peer-reviewed research paper published this week in the journal

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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument said that it is pleased to announce the beginning of partnership research project with two universities. Throughout July and August, biologists from California Polytechnic State University, in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands, will be studying grazing scars on live coral tissues

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