Nature reports

Publisher: Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA)

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Researchers from Indiana University and CIEE Bonaire completed a series of studies to apply a new technique using environmental DNA (eDNA) which has the potential to reduce time, money and labor required to conduct lionfish..


Continue reading 22 May 2019   4 jaar oud
Green Heron

The birds of Saba were studied for two years to clarify the composition of the island’s avifauna, with the addition of observations made by reliable Saba birdwatchers. The resulting updated checklist for the birds of Saba shows..


Continue reading 08 May 2019   4 jaar oud

Sint Maarten is the first Dutch Caribbean island where the new coral disease ‘Stony Coral Tissue Loss disease’ has recently been discovered. Between 50 and 90 percent of Sint Maarten’s stony coral has either been infected or has..


Continue reading 14 March 2019   5 jaar oud
Door ontbossing en overbegrazing door loslopend vee kan de bodem niet meer worden vastgehouden door begroeiing en ontstaat erosie.  Regenwater en wind zorgen ervoor dat de grond in zee eindigt wat samen met ongezuiverd afvalwater een grote bedreiging vormt voor de koraalriffen.

Wageningen University recently published an alarming report on the threatened natural resources on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), together with local park organizations, urge the local..


Continue reading 06 March 2019   5 jaar oud

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