Kralendijk- On Saturday, June 3 2017, over 150 volunteers have participated in the beach clean-up to remove the up oil residue which washed up on the east coast. At a number of places near Washington Slagbaai National Park, Lagun, Washikemba, Sorobon, … [Read more] about Volunteers have cleaned up Bonaire’s east coast
Kralendijk- This morning cleaning efforts got underway at Bonaire's east coast where remnants of an oil spill in Trinidad ended up on the shore. After Stinapa rang the alarm bell, government got into action to monitor, by plane, where exactly any oil was … [Read more] about Oil slick and tar pollute parts of east coast Bonaire
Kralendijk, 18 May 2017 – Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) is excited to share that the first sea turtle nests of the 2017 nesting season have been laid! This year’s nesting season started on King Willem-Alexander’s birthday, when the first loggerhead … [Read more] about 2017 Nesting Season Has Started!
Kralendijk- Nature organization Stinapa points out that some animal and plant species are protected by international agreements. In addition to the species protected by international agreements, the local government may designate protected species. The species … [Read more] about Stinapa gives information about protected marine species
Kralendijk- Customs Dog Jacky, which got killed in traffic a mere 2 days after being presented to the public in Bonaire, was featured in a segment on Dutch SBS6 TV. Jacky was the first customs dog specifically trained to be able to detect sea turtles and … [Read more] about Customs Dog killed in traffic accident was featured on Dutch TV
Kralendijk- Stinapa Management says that after heavy rainfall this morning, the National Park will be closed till at least Wednesday next week. According to Stinapa, the park received 65.3 mm of rain in 3 hours. This caused a lot of damage was done to the … [Read more] about Washington Slagbaai park remains closed after heavy rains
Coral Restoration Foundation Bonaire is delighted to announce the addition of its fifth Dive Shop Member on the island, Tropical Divers. Tropical Divers joins Gooodive Bonaire, Eden Beach Resort, Harbour Village Beach Club, and Buddy Dive Resort as partner and … [Read more] about Tropical Divers the latest to take part in Bonaire’s reef restoration efforts
Kralendijk - March 22 has been declared ‘World Water Day’ by the United Nations with this year's theme: Wastewater. Bonaire is in general doing okay with the water cycle. Bonaire makes drinking water from sea water, uses water at home and at work, collects the … [Read more] about Does Bonaire still have a waste water problem?
Kralendijk- On Saturday March 25th from 5:00-6:30pm STINAPA is offering a guided birding activity at Sorobon. March and April, according to STINAPA, are exciting months for birders in Bonaire because many birds are stopping over during their seasonal … [Read more] about Bird watching with STINAPA
Cayenne, French Guiana, March 13 2017- Great news for shark conservation in the Caribbean. On March 13th, 2017 it was officially decided to protect eight shark species under the international Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol following a … [Read more] about Major steps for international protection of Caribbean sharks