Nature reports

Publisher: Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)

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The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance and Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba recently hosted a symposium on 'Nature-Based Solutions for Ecosystem Restoration', providing a platform for experts like Arxen Alders to share insights...

Continue reading 03 January 2024   1 maand oud

Caribbean islands are not just picturesque destinations, they are also home to remarkable natural wonders. Natasha Silva, Chief Conservation Officer of Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba, recently shed light on the conservation..

Continue reading 20 December 2023   2 mnd oud
West-Indische Boomvaren Cyathea arborea na 138 jaar herontdekt op de steile binnenhelling van de Quill.

For 138 years, the steep slopes of the Quill volcano in Statia concealed a forgotten tree fern. Since 1885, the West Indian Tree Fern had not been recorded on the island. But during a vegetation survey, researchers found no less..

Continue reading 16 December 2023   2 mnd oud
rode flamingo(?)

Kickstarting last month's Nature-Based Solutions symposium, Mr. Charles Karangwa delivered an impactful speech on the potential of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) to catalyze substantive action for sustainable development. He..

Continue reading 12 December 2023   2 mnd oud
An unbleached star coral (middle) among peers that have been bleached - Oostpunt November 2023

The Caribbean Research & Management of Biodiversity Foundation (Carmabi) has noted that there is another ‘coral bleaching event’ on the coral reefs of Curaçao this year. This phenomenon was noticed about 16 weeks ago and is..

Continue reading 09 December 2023   2 mnd oud
Black Mangrove roots.

A new partnership between World Wide Fund for Nature – Netherlands (WWF-NL) the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) and Coastal Dynamics will spearhead an initiative to define future conservation and restoration projects within..

Continue reading 02 December 2023   2 mnd oud

Diadema sea urchins are important algae grazers, but after mass die-off events in the 1980s and 2022 restoration of the species has been slow and difficult. Restocked sea urchins often have a very low survival rate. A new research..

Continue reading 28 November 2023   2 mnd oud
Bridled quail-dove

In alignment with the Nature and Environment Policy Plan (NEPP), a groundbreaking project is underway to address critical environmental challenges and restore Sint Eustatius’ unique ecosystems. This project combines reforestation..

Continue reading 25 November 2023   2 mnd oud
HRH Princess Beatrix, patron of the DCNA’s, receives an artwork made by local artist Armando Goedgedrag.

As the world witnesses and experiences the impacts of climate change, turning to nature could be a pragmatic way to adapt. The Dutch Caribbean, with a human population of less than 340,000 and a land area of just 800 square..

Continue reading 22 November 2023   2 mnd oud
Green yewel bug.

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) along with local nature management organizations across the six Dutch Caribbean islands have recently published 'Guidelines for the Design and Conduct of Research and Monitoring Projects..

Continue reading 18 November 2023   3 mnd oud