Author Posts: Kalli De Meyer

Queen Beatrix II arrives safely on Saba

Saba Bank Management unit vessel Queen B II makes it home safely from Curacao via Bonaire, Grenada, St Lucia

Statia ‘what a cute bird’

Terrestrial bird identification and monitoring workshops on St Eustatius given by bird expert Dr Adrian del Nevo

Bonaire’s unwelcome Christmas gift

Sargassum found washing ashore on Bonaire’s windward shore. Management interventions are underway to minimise the impact on nature

BioNews 9

The longest and most widespread dataset for turtles in the Western Atlantic provides strong evidence that turtles are suffering as a direct result of climate change and warming seas. Natuurgelden

Naturalis: “Ticket to the Tropics”

Launch of an important new tool for science, conservation and biodiversity research in the Dutch Caribbean by Naturalis Biodiversity Center: Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Royal visit to St Eustatius, Saba and St Maarten

King and Queen visit St. Eustatius, Saba and St Maarten. Park managers applaud attention for nature and argue the need for attention to save coral reefs and climate proof islands in the face of global

BioNews 8

In this edition you will find the last installment of our status of coral reefs in the Dutch Caribbean series along with a fascinating article on the economic value of sharks to the Bahamian dive

STENAPA celebrating 20 year anniversary

St Eustatius National Parks Foundation (STENAPA) celebrates 20 years of managing St Eustatius’ Marine Park

BioNews 7

This issue profiles the coral reefs of St Maarten, an overview of hurricane impacts and a mangrove restoration project as well as Bonaire’s proposed World Heritage Site nomination
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