Nature reports

Publisher: Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)

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Deploying Moreef modules

A new study compared the effectiveness of three popular artificial reefs to increase fish densities around Saba and St Eustatius. The researchers found that a complex internal structure, that provides more shelter availability,..


Continue reading 09 September 2020   3 jaar oud
Zeeschildpad

A recent study worked to quantify seagrass’ ability to minimize erosion in shallow water of Lac Bay, Bonaire. It also examined how intensive grazing can drastically affect seagrass’ ability to stabilize sediment. This research..


Continue reading 18 August 2020   3 jaar oud

A new study will examine the genetic connectivity of corals located around the ABC islands. The goal is to find a link between the spatial arrangement of hard coral species to connectivity and population structure between the..


Continue reading 03 August 2020   3 jaar oud
Mark Vermeij

CARMABI has released its annual coral spawning prediction calendar for the south Caribbean. This calendar plays a central role in studying the reproduction of Caribbean corals and guiding coral restoration efforts for the..


Continue reading 13 July 2020   3 jaar oud
Green turtle. Groene zeeschildpad

Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) recently published their 2019 annual report. Last year marked an important year as new research provided insight into local green and hawksbill turtle populations. Understanding annual shifts..


Continue reading 24 June 2020   3 jaar oud

A study by researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam shows that the invasive plant coralita and urban development have led to large, distinct changes in insect and spider communities on Sint Eustatius. Hence, coralita is..


Continue reading 17 June 2020   3 jaar oud

New research describes a unique species of iguana for the islands of Saba and Montserrat. The painted black iguana, with its distinct black coloration, is an endemic species to these islands and must be recognized as such to help..


Continue reading 02 June 2020   3 jaar oud
Lime Butterfly

The results of a four-year study, cataloging the butterfly species of St. Eustatius over the winter months of 2009-2012, have been published. This project also provided an update to species lists for the Dutch Caribbean islands of..


Continue reading 05 May 2020   3 jaar oud
Lizard Lesser Antiles 1

Two new research projects were set out to map the evolution and historical geographical migration of key amphibian and reptile species within the Lesser Antilles. Understanding critical differences between similar species and how..


Continue reading 08 March 2020   3 jaar oud
Green turtle  (Chelonia mydas)

Researchers from the University of Groningen recently used genetic testing to identify the geographical birthplaces of green sea turtles foraging within Lac Bay, Bonaire between 2006-2007 and 2015-2016. There was an overall..


Continue reading 09 February 2020   4 jaar oud

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