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Publisher: Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)

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In 1983, when the second edition of ‘Birds of The Netherlands Antilles’ by Dr. K.H. Voous was published, the number of birds recorded on Bonaire stood at 181. Since then, this number has grown steadily to 237, averaging three new..


Continue reading 15 July 2021   2 jaar oud
The common Caribbean coral Porites astreoides was found on both the artificial and natural reef.

Manmade structures such as seawalls, breakwaters, and jetties are increasing in frequency in marine coastal environments. Overtime, these structures are unintentionally recruiting marine life such as corals, resulting in the..


Continue reading 04 July 2021   2 jaar oud

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) and Beneath the Waves (BTW) have launched the Caribbean Shark Coalition (CSC). It is an innovative, new platform to bring key stakeholders, researchers, governments and funders together..


Continue reading 24 May 2021   2 jaar oud
Lesser Antillean Iguana (Iguana delicatissima)

Thousands of residences on St. Vincent are in need of humanitarian aid following the recent eruptions of the La Soufrière volcano. As large quantities of relief supplies are arriving from far and wide, stakeholders from twelve..


Continue reading 23 May 2021   2 jaar oud

During the week of April 11, multiple ‘scientific firsts’ were conducted as part of the 'Shark Shakedown' project. Researchers tagged eleven sharks, including for the first time a female pregnant tiger shark and endangered..


Continue reading 07 May 2021   2 jaar oud

During the week of April 11, members from the NFSXM, the DCNA, the SCF, and Beneath the Waves conduct shark research in the territorial waters of Sint Maarten. The goal of the week-long project is to gather data on sharks in Sint..


Continue reading 18 April 2021   2 jaar oud
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DCNA is partnering with the Caribbean Islands Manta Conservation Program, an affiliate project of the Manta Trust, and Observation.org to track local manta rays and devil rays within the Dutch Caribbean. When citizen scientists..


Continue reading 03 April 2021   3 jaar oud

In a Dutch marine lab the sea urchin Diadema antillarum has been cultivated. This sea urchin eats algae and is therefore important to help restore the coral reefs around Saba and Sint Eustatius (Caribbean Netherlands). The first..


Continue reading 31 March 2021   3 jaar oud

Informational material for regulations outlined in the Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species of wild flora and fauna (known as the CITES) has been developed for residents and tourists on Bonaire, Saba, and St...


Continue reading 24 March 2021   3 jaar oud
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An update to a 40-year-old Sabal palm survey for the islands of Bonaire and Curaçao highlighted the striking differences between the two islands. Through active park management, Curaçao has seen over more than a three-fold..


Continue reading 19 March 2021   3 jaar oud

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