Flora/Fauna

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Avian Crossroads

Humans aren’t the only visitors flying down to Vieques. Sixty percent of all the birds here also live elsewhere—their numbers topping ours. Most come for the winter season, just like people. Others are “pass... Read More...
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Corals

When you think of underwater landscapes you see textures and colors that belong in fairytales, but it is not a figment of your imagination. Those landscapes are the amazing ecosystems that live just below the s... Read More...
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Mango Mêlée?

Our beloved mango tree has some not-so-nice relatives. The luscious mango is one of our most celebrated and sought after tropical fruits. It may come as a shock to many but its botanical plant family, the An... Read More...
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The Horses of Vieques

as much a part of the island as the sand and sea After arriving on Vieques your first encounter may very well be with a horse. Strolling on beaches or grazing by the side of the roads and the grounds of your g... Read More...
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Leatherback Returns to Playa Grande

“Coqui Girl to Peaches, do you copy? Movin’on to number 2.” “Copy that.” It was 8pm and we were on our first round of walking Playa Grande, monitoring the nesting sites of the leatherbacks and watching fo... Read More...