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Blufftop Observatory to Boost Blacktip Island Economy

Tiperon University-Blacktip officials confirmed Thursday the university has resurrected plans for an observatory on Blacktip Island’s southern bluff. The facility will be funded by space agencies from several Caribbean nations. 427 more words

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Blacktip Island Hosts Pro-Am Bird Watching Championship

The Blacktip Island Pro-Am bird watching competition kicks off Saturday morning, with professional and amateur birders from around the world competing for the coveted Booby Prize. 393 more words

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Blacktip Island Resort Beams Up Weighty Divers

In a move that has angered many Blacktip Island scuba diving guests, Eagle Ray Divers is using an experimental tractor beam to lift scuba divers wearing too much lead weight back onto the resort’s dive boats. 407 more words

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Blacktip Island Resort Launches Lionfish Spa

Blacktip Haven resort will open the Lionfish Beauty Spa this weekend as part of the resort’s continuing effort to combat the invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish overwhelming the Caribbean island’s reefs. 400 more words

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Condo Wall To Counter Global Warming

Blacktip business owners are spearheading plans to ring Blacktip Island’s coast in an unbroken wall of high-rise condominiums to safeguard against rising sea levels menacing the Caribbean island. 417 more words

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Misprint Sparks Mayhem at Blacktip Island Poetry Slam

Five Blacktip Island residents were hospitalized and an estimated 14 chickens and four ducks were injured Thursday after flyers for the Heritage Society’s annual Poetry Slam were incorrectly printed as “Poultry Slam.” 396 more words

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Experts To Identify Every Color of Blacktip Island’s Water

An international team of scientists and artists this week will test the seawater on Blacktip Island’s scuba dive sites to determine the precise number of blue shades the water contains. 433 more words

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