EU-funded Project to replant coral on local reefs starts

EU-funded Project to replant coral on local reefs starts

COLE BAY–Nature Foundation started to populate its first coral nursery structures last week in an attempt to repopulate depleted reefs around the island with rare coral species. The first Staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis) have been transplanted to the coral...
Nature Foundation starts shark-tagging programme

Nature Foundation starts shark-tagging programme

PHILIPSBURG–St. Maarten Nature Foundation has initiated its shark-tagging programme as part of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) Save Our Sharks project, funded by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery. This research is intended to better understand the...
Nature Foundation increases sea turtle conservation work

Nature Foundation increases sea turtle conservation work

PHILIPSBURG–St. Maarten has recorded its first successful sea turtle nest of the 2016 nesting season, with a successful nest being recently recorded at Gibbs Bay beach. St. Maarten Nature Foundation has also been collaborating with the University of Groningen...