Category Archives: Saba

Saban Anole

Saba is home to a very special species of lizard, the Saban Anole (Anolis sabanus). This very small anole is the island’s only true endemic species, meaning that it is found nowhere else in the world but Saba. The Saban … Continue reading

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Commissioner Tromp opens Caribbean Wetlands Initiative meeting on Bonaire

From the 5th until the 8th of July 2011 Bonaire will be hosting the Caribbean Wetlands Initiative of the Treaty for the protection of Wetlands, better known as the Ramsar Convention. This meeting will be opened on Tuesday morning the … Continue reading

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Junior Rangers of the Dutch Caribbean

In time, the true value of youth education naturally presents itself.  An example of this has just come to fruition on Bonaire where two of STINAPA’s Junior Rangers have just graduated from the program by passing their PADI Open Water Dive … Continue reading

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BLOG: Biodiversity Monitoring Workshop

Together with our counterpart at the Rijksdienst Caribisch Nederland (RCN), Paul Hoetjes, and representative of the Dutch Ministry of Economics, Agriculture and Innovation (E,L+I), Hayo Haanstra, DCNA has been working hard to develop a regional programme for biodiversity monitoring in … Continue reading

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Funding for “Kids for Nature” initiative

One of the recommendations of an Education workshop held on Bonaire at the end of last year was for the DCNA Secretariat to work on the development of a unified after-school programme of kids activities (“Kids for Nature”) for the … Continue reading

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DCNA is Mapping Nature

In the shallow waters surrounding the island of Bonaire, reefs of virtually every species of hard and soft coral found in the Caribbean are living and growing. Home to more than 340 species of fish, the reef is one of … Continue reading

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Season of the Sea Turtle

Did you know that…… Sea turtles have lived in the world’s oceans for more than 150 million years?  To put that in context, humans have been around for roughly 200,000 years (about .013% of the time sea turtles have been … Continue reading

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