Glimpses of the past

In general I write about living natural elements, but a treasure trove of information on ancient life lies hidden within Curaçao’s rock record as well, for us to discover and unravel. As a geologist, I am always fascinated by fossils, those – sometimes only subtle – imprints left behind within sedimentary rocks, the result of preservation of remains of ancient organisms. The process of fossilization is actually one of rare chance. The chances of plant or animal remains ending up […] Read more »