As part of the Coral Reef Restoration Project Stenapa have clipped fragments of Elkhorn and Staghorn coral to be regenerated on coral 'ladders'. These are several pieces of rope strung between bamboo and suspended in the water. The coral fragments are attached … [Read more] about Did you know that STENAPA St. Eustatius are growing their own coral?
Kralendijk -The Government Information Service has informed that the Calamity Team of Bonaire is closely following developments related to Tropical Storm Bred. One of the actions already taken is the fact that different groups that belong to the local … [Read more] about Tropical Storm Bred veers to the North and decreases in intensity
Kralendijk – Waste Management company Selibon N.V. has also been actively involved in the cleaning efforts regarding the oil pollution which has affected parts of Bonaire’s coast last week. Bonaire has been experiencing the effects of an oil spill that … [Read more] about Selibon N.V. created special area for safe oil residue storage
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