Tag: Coral World Ocean Park

Coral World Ocean and Reef Initiative Works With NPS To Support Coral Restoration

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coral World Ocean and Reef initiative, Inc. (CWORI) was established in 2019 as an independent organization to advance and expand the conservation work being carried out by Coral World Ocean Park. “As a non-profit, CWORI would be able to access funding and seek donations unavailable to Coral World Ocean Park for coral […]

Coral World Reaches Across The Atlantic For Livestream Session With Autistic Children

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coral World staff provided a 30-minute guided tour of the park to children with Autism Spectrum disorders and their families in Sheffield, England. Through videoconferencing, the children and their families were able to see and learn about turtles, sharks, and dolphins and discover ways in which they could help protect them in […]

Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Science Club Learns Complexities Of Undersea World

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Michealrose Ravalier, the St. Thomas-St. John District 2020 Teacher of the Year, believes in the educational value of field trips. On January 17, Ravalier brought 18 members of the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Science Club to Coral World for a Discovery Day. Her students participated in several activities through which they […]

Coral World Ocean Park Team Rescues Sea Turtle At Bolongo Bay Cliffs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A sea turtle named after an Egyptian sun god flew cargo to Miami this week as local veterinarians and a volunteer worked to save its life. Coral World Ocean Park said it received a call that a sea turtle had stranded at the bottom of the Bolongo Bay cliffs last month. Erica […]

Two Dolphins Removed From Arizona To St. Thomas Have Never Lived In Ocean Environment

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four remaining dolphins at an Arizona facility where four other dolphins have died have moved into a new home in St. Thomas. Coral World Ocean Park in Water Bay announced the arrival of the four Atlantic bottlenose dolphins late Wednesday. In a statement , the park said the dolphins are being cared […]

GUEST EDITORIAL: Opposition To Dolphin ‘Sanctuary’ on St. Thomas Forms Along Humane Lines

By RITA DE FERRARY The multiples of repetition of “sea sanctuary” by multiple news media outlets doesn’t make it so, and is simply an untruth concocted to sway public opinion. Sanctuaries are typically habitat or living areas, that exclude human and commercial activities and or are associated with rehabilitation and release in the case of […]