Pictured: The CORENA team visits Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Primary School in Dutch Quarter to teach students the importance of environmental planning. PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten, 7 November 2023 - Sint Maarten will work to advance its progress towards sustainable and resilient management of the island’s coastal and marine environment through a €633,000 research-based project … Continue reading Government-led project with Nature Foundation underway to help improve management of St. Maarten’s marine and coastal environment
Managing director of the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Tadzio Bervoets recently attended the regional UNESCO Man and Biosphere meeting held in St. Ann, Jamaica. The meeting, hosted by the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, was held in order to move attending islands and their representatives to have areas listed under the Man and Biosphere (MAB) … Continue reading Nature Foundation Attends UNESCO Meeting in Jamaica. Push to Get Man of War Shoal Marine Park Listed as a Man and Biosphere Reserve.
COLE BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is again warning of a potential influx of Sargassum seaweed in the coming weeks: “We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts with our partners in the region and based on weather predictions and aerial surveys there is a significant amount of the seaweed headed in our general … Continue reading Nature Foundation Warns About Potential for Increased Sargassum Invasion
Seagrasses are found in shallow marine waters. They are fully submerged and are attached to the ocean floor by thick roots and rhizomes.