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Central storage facility for long-term biodiversity monitoring data
Up-to-date geographic nature data for the Dutch Caribbean
Archive for reports, journal articles and documents
Connecting Dutch Caribbean nature data throughout the web
Flamingos are counted every month since 1981. Flamingo population is stable on Bonaire. The sudden population decline in Goto-meer due to contamination has been restored.
CBS publishes trends in the Caribbean Netherlands including the number of tourists which are the most important economic driver but could also be considered a pressure on nature
706 roosts counted in 2017. Slightly less roosts than previous years that might be due to missed new or remote roosts during counts, or recent droughts
Visual environmental preferences for wildlife, landscapes and coastal zones have been located through Panoramio and Flickr social media platforms.
The populations of sharks worldwide are in sharp decline. The local nature conservation and fisheries organizations are involved in the protection.
A smooth new map-viewer is available for each island and the Saba Bank, a changing selection of highlighted maps is present. All GIS data is accessible via the resources section
At the beginning of 2017 a coral bleaching event was reported on Bonaire. Directly after the event quadrant photographs were taken to inventory the impact.
Bridled quail doves forage for fruits and seeds on the forest floor. The Quill, affected by the huricanes Irma and Maria, is the only habitat for these quills on St.Eustatius.
Coralliophila snails are common in Caribbean and feed on a large range of host corals. The snail preference is indicative for the reef health.
DCBD hosts a section on externally maintained information portals to bring you detailed information on algae, fish, flora and many, many more.
Netbiome is a network with experts and stakeholders from management and research. It includes listings on expertise, contacts, activities, cases and biodiversity valuation methods.
The CARMABI Biodiversity explorer is back online! It brings authoritative information on over 5000 plants, animals, ecosystems, taxonomy and conservation status.