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The mangrove forest of Lac Bay, Bonaire, is experiencing a die-off of trees in its northern area. Increasing the tidal exchange by creek restoration likely enlarges the living conditions of the mangrove trees. A collaboration..
DCNA has been actively promoting a nature focused agenda both within The Netherlands and internationally. Whether it’s championing the Yarari Marine Mammal and Shark Sanctuary, establishing new partnerships or pushing for a..
Dutch forests are becoming increasingly diverse. For the first time since recording began eight decades ago, more deciduous than coniferous trees were recorded. This variation in species is good for biodiversity and increases the..
Coral reefs host a complex underwater metropole of organisms living by their own day and night rhythms. A new study by Benjamin Mueller and colleagues shows that the nighttime activity of one reef inhabitant, the turf algae, might..
In the past century, many reefs in the Wadden Sea and North Sea have disappeared. Reefs are very important for fish because they can hide there. Therefore, we need to restore reefs, but how to do that? NIOZ is starting a study..
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..
64 million square kilometres – 44 percent of Earth’s land area – require conservation to safeguard biodiversity. This is revealed in a new research led by biologists of the University of Amsterdam, that was published on June 3rd..
Imagine that you are sitting on the shore of a lake on a warm and sunny day. You just bought an ice cream and are enjoying it with your feet in the water. And then, whoops, the scoop drops from the cone into the water. The scoop..
A new study by researchers from the University of Texas and California Polytechnic State University documented herbivorous fishes feeding on fish fecal pellets off the coast of Bonaire. This has never been recorded in the..
An international team of biologists has successfully used biologgers to reveal insights into the lifestyle and hunting behaviour of the little-known species Sowerby’s beaked whale. The team’s first results show that these dolphins..