Study Highlights Importance of Restoring Simpson Bay Lagoon, St Maarten

In 2019 a collaborative study of the Simpson Bay Lagoon on St. Maarten introduced the “Triple Bottom Line” management strategy, which emphasized the planet, people and profit. This study found the current environmental conditions to be unacceptable, and through public polling, found strong public sentiment for a management strategy to return St. Maarten’s largest wetland to its former glory.

Article originally published in BioNews 32

More Information: Duijndam, S., Fralikhina, H., Molenaar, A., Beukering, P. van. 2019. Better environmental management of the Simpson Bay Lagoon pays off. IVM Institute for Environmental Studies. Policy Brief.




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