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Scientists Ask Community to Take Part in The Great V.I. Frog Count

The Great V.I. Frog Count is underway, bringing citizen science to the territory's fingertips in an easy and accessible way. 

To Better Understand Water Quality, Researchers Look to the Spineless

Scientists are on a quest to better understand the watershed of St. Thomas by cataloging the species of spineless creatures that dwell in it. 

New Species of Clam Shrimp Discovered in Pond at UVI’s Golf Course

A new species of Caribbean clam shrimp has been discovered in the unassuming pond of the Herman E. Moore Golf Course at the University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas campus, according to a UVI press release. 
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UVI Grad Student Testing New Techniques for Coral Restoration

Dan Mele, a graduate student working on a master’s thesis in the marine and environmental science program at UVI, is testing a new coral planting method.
A lionfish scavenges a reef off Secret Harbor, St. Thomas. (Source photo by Dave MacVean)

Virtual ‘Science Saturday’ Serves Lionfish and Kids

This Saturday, May 9, Kitty Edwards of the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources will host her second virtual edition of Science Saturday. Interested children and families are invited to watch the dissection of a lionfish.

‘Sarah and Addie’ Premieres at St. Croix Caribbean Cinemas

“Sarah & Addie” will premiere at a VIP red carpet affair at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at St. Croix Caribbean Cinemas.
Archaeological technician Amelia Jansen of the National Park Service Southeast Archaeological Center talks about the excavation of what might have been a utilitarian area for holding water, perhaps for watering livestock or washing clothes. As the NPS is able to receive grants, the progress of unearthing this part of Crucian history will continue. (Source photo by Linda Morland)

Ancient Footprints – Lots of Archeology Happening on St. Croix

National Park Service archaeologist Meredith Hardy and technician Amelia Jansen shared some of the most recent finds at the Christiansted National Historic Site at an open house last week.

Students Ignite Minds Through Innovations, Explorations at STEAM Day

Over 300 students from public, private and parochial schools in the St. Thomas-St. John (STSJ) District participated in STEAM Day (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics) at UVI on May 24.

Astronomers Describe Major Space Discoveries at UVI Lecture

Astronomers used computer simulations and tennis ball juggling demonstrations to bring Albert Einstein’s latest-proven theory to life Thursday during a public lecture at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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