Nature reports

Publisher: Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)

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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   7 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   7 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   7 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   7 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   8 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   8 mnd oud
Beetle on passion flower (Passiflora foetida)

The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) and Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba (FPNA) are proud to announce a symposium on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for Ecosystem Restoration and Conservation on the Dutch Caribbean islands. The..

Continue reading 28 October 2023   8 mnd oud
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrots.

The local government of Bonaire recently announced the acquisition of the former plantation Fontein, supported by the Dutch government in The Hague. With a significant investment of 3.4 million dollars, the government aims to..

Continue reading 21 October 2023   9 mnd oud
Antillean crested hummingbird

A new DCNA project 'Monitoring for Bird Biodiversity Conservation in the Dutch Caribbean' has officially been launched. Through combining enhanced training, field surveys and the use of a standardized monitoring programme, local..

Continue reading 14 October 2023   9 mnd oud

The (Dutch) Caribbean islands are facing unprecedented challenges posed by climate change, including rising sea levels, intensifying hurricanes, heatwaves, and heavy rainfall. In response to these threats, Royal Netherlands..

Continue reading 12 October 2023   9 mnd oud