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Publisher: World Wide Fund for Nature

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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   4 wkn oud

Marine mammals in the Caribbean: a threatened treasure in our waters Over the last two years, the Caribbean Cetacean Society (CCS) has been studying cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in the Lesser Antilles with the support of the..


Continue reading 25 October 2022   1 maand oud
Sargassum influx

A joint experiment between WWF-Mexico and STINAPA Bonaire found that vegetables grown in soil enriched with sargassum had higher levels of arsenic and cadmium, heavy metals that can be toxic to humans and animals. Researchers warn..


Continue reading 15 June 2022   5 mnd oud
Amazone

A new study published in the journal Global Sustainability finds that over 260,000 kilometres of free-flowing rivers are at risk due to the proposed construction of new hydropower dams. The total stretch of rivers at risk is..


Continue reading 11 August 2021   1 jaar oud
Tiger shark

Starting 1 August 2021, a team of researchers will spend a week on the Saba Bank, investigating the life-cycle of tiger sharks. The researchers will study the migration routes, and investigate where and when tiger sharks breed. In..


Continue reading 28 July 2021   1 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   1 jaar oud

DCNA, through the support of WWF-NL, will be investigating the lifecycle and abundance of large migratory sharks in the North Eastern Caribbean. As a result of two recent incidents there are speculations that the number of sharks..


Continue reading 03 February 2021   1 jaar oud
Caulerpa macrophysa, a common green algal species of Bonaire. This algae forms mats tightly attached to rocks and corals, often in the intertidal or shallow areas

The 2019 Naturalis Biodiversity Center and ANEMOON Foundation expeditions worked, among other things, to catalog the wide variety of seaweeds off the coast of Bonaire. From this and previous reports, nearly 250 species were..


Continue reading 31 May 2020   2 jaar oud
Drone shot of a group of wild Sumatran elephants

Mister Muslim wears beautiful traditional clothing during his talk at the Paris Peace Forum. Being the leader of the Flora and Fauna Defenders Team (TPFF) in Aceh, Indonesia, he is invited at this global conference about peace to..


Continue reading 14 February 2020   2 jaar oud
Agness Sililo Musutu, Freshwater Programme Coordinator at WWF Zambia

“I met people that would be affected by the dam, whose homes would be flooded or washed away… That made it become more than a campaign.” Agness Sililo Musutu, Freshwater Programme Coordinator at WWF Zambia, tells about her work to..


Continue reading 28 December 2019   2 jaar oud

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