Publisher: World Wide Fund for Nature
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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..
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..