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Publisher: World Wide Fund for Nature – Netherlands

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Gekweekte karkó in de omheining

The queen conch research called, 'Conquer the Future', has started in Bonaire. Thanks to joint efforts, young farmed conches were shipped by boat from Curaçao to Bonaire. These snails are released into the sea in Sorobon with the..


Continue reading 18 March 2024   2 mnd oud
Olie op de stranden van Bonaire

It was Monday afternoon when we received the news that oil spills had reached the east coast of Bonaire. The first thing that comes to mind is the extent of the damage to the environment and the animals. How can WWF-NL assist the..


Continue reading 29 February 2024   3 mnd oud
De karkó schelp (Aliger gigas) lead

From April to December 2023, one hundred farmed young Queen Conchs were released into the sea of Curaçao with the aim of strengthening the natural population of those conchs. In the pilot project ‘Conquer the Future’, marine..


Continue reading 16 February 2024   3 mnd oud
Installatie drijvend kweeksysteem

What started as an experiment in the Oceanium in Diergaarde Blijdorp in Rotterdam, grew into RoffaReefs on Bonaire. An organization committed to saving corals through fish farming. As a partner from the very beginning, Diergaarde..


Continue reading 09 February 2024   4 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   6 mnd oud
Op de uitkijk voor walvissen en dolfijnen, met de camera in de hand

The Caribbean Cetacean Society (CCS) looks back with satisfaction at the first Ti Whale An Nou expedition on the ABC-islands. In the month of October CCS did scientific research on the diversity, distribution and movement patterns..


Continue reading 24 November 2023   6 mnd oud

Research by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) shows that there is potential on Bonaire to use Nature-based Solutions (NbS) against the consequences of climate change. Extreme weather is expected to occur more often. Tackling..


Continue reading 10 November 2023   7 mnd oud

For the first time in history, three species of boulder coral have been outplanted back to Bonaire’s reefs: lobed star coral, mountainous star coral, and great star coral. In late 2022, Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire began..


Continue reading 27 January 2023   1 jaar oud

In 2022, sixth joint scientific expeditions of the Ti Whale An Nou program took place. Ti Whale An Nou means 'Our own little whales'in a mix of English and French Caribbean Creole. The research program studies the diversity,..


Continue reading 04 January 2023   1 jaar oud

Worldwide, coral reefs are in danger of disappearing. Several solutions are needed to keep coral reefs healthy. It is interesting to explore the role that fish can play in maintaining or improving the ecosystem. Reef fish are..


Continue reading 11 November 2022   1 jaar oud

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