All about Nature

By Edition On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Caribbean tourism stakeholders work to protect and regrow coral reefs

MIAMI - Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Opening Nos Naturalesa: Permanent exposition in the Savonet Museum

WILLEMSTAD - This past Sunday afternoon, the new permanent exposition “Nos Naturalesa” has officially been opened. Veterinarian and board member of Carmabi, Odette Doest together with her flamingo Bob and Warawara More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Shark-finning legislation for Caribbean Netherlands

THE HAGUE - The Dutch government is preparing legislation to forbid the finning of sharks and the trading of this animal in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018

GroenLinks seeks 1M euros for Dutch Caribbean nature

THE HAGUE - The green left party GroenLinks in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants the Dutch government to make one million euros annually available for the Nature Trust Fund to protect the fragile More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The Rif Foundation wants to retain Parke di Palu di Mangel (mangroves)

WILLEMSTAD - The RIF Foundation is fiercely opposed to the construction of a road through the nature reserve at the Second Megapier. Yesterday they called a press conference to voice their concern about this situation. More...

By Edition On Sunday, October 7th, 2018

St. Maarten: ‘Adopt a Shark’ program continues due to ‘success’

PHILIPSBURG - Nature Foundation has extended its “Adopt a Shark” programme to yearend, thanks to continued demand. The programme was launched during Shark Week in June. “It is important that we work together More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Severed green turtle head found on the beach (warning: graphic content)

WILLEMSTAD - You'll rarely despair of the human race as much as you will when you receive reports of some poachers capture helpless sea turtles for whatever reason. The Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao published More...

KLEIN - TURTLE ON BOTTON - Turtle & Ray Productions
By Edition On Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Government has to act now regarding Ramsar areas

WILLEMSTAD - Klein Curaçao has recently become a Ramsar area. These are areas that are of particular value to ecology, especially nature. The appointment of Klein Curacao to Ramsar area currently has few consequences. More...

KLEIN - TURTLE ON BOTTON - Turtle & Ray Productions
By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018

Klein Curaçao declared a Ramsar Site

The Netherlands has designated Klein Curaçao as its 55th Wetland of International Importance. The Site (Ramsar Site no. 2355) consists of the small, uninhabited island and the surrounding sea. The eastern shore More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Attention for innovations at the Hato caves

WILLEMSTAD - Last week renovations were completed at the Curacao Hato Caves. These renovations and innovations were necessary to provide a safe and pleasant environment for the continuously growing cruise tourists More...