Tag archive for ‘nature foundation’
Kim Sha zinc
By webadmin On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Kimsha Beach/Pelican Area Ready for swimmers

COLE BAY  — The Nature Foundation conducted an underwater check of Kim Sha/Pelican Beach for sharp, harmful objects up to two meters in depth. Numerous zinc and other hurricane debris has been removed, taken More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Simpson Bay beach safe to swim

Simpson Bay — The Nature Foundation is continuously monitoring the state of St. Maarten’s beaches to ensure the safety of bathers and prepare for the upcoming tourist season. If the visibility is sufficient More...

Coral nursery
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Majority of Nature Foundation Marine Research Projects completely destroyed by Irma; Starts GoFundMe to Restart Coral Nursery Project

Simpson Bay — On the 6th of September powerful category 5+ hurricane ‘Irma’ did not spare the underwater world with her large waves and strong underwater motion and surge. Scientific in-water Marine Research More...

Nature Foundation - Mel diving
By webadmin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Nature Foundation Assesses Marine Park and Dive Sites

Simpson Bay — Due to Hurricane Irma causing significant damage to underwater life because of storm surge and strong water motion, the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation conducted initial Marine Park and Dive More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Nature Foundation Conducts Initial Beach Assessment

Simpson Bay — On the 6th of September powerful category five storm Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten with 185 MPH winds, causing widespread damage to the island and its infrastructure. The storm also caused More...

Nature Foundation - Causeway
By webadmin On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The Power of Nature: Why We Need to Increase the Importance of Nature

Who do we think we are, to destroy, neglect, damage and abuse nature and most of all don’t expect nature to hit back? Nothing is more powerful than nature, if you have doubts about that, ask anyone who went through More...

dead bird
By Online Editor On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Beach cleanup Sunday in Simpson Bay

GREAT BAY – On Sunday August 13 the Nature Foundation will organize a beach cleanup on Simpson Bay Beach as part of the ‘Save our Sharks’ project in collaboration with the Boskalis Beach Clean Up tour. More...

sewage truck
By Online Editor On Friday, June 30th, 2017

Nature Foundation protests landfill sewage dumping

GREAT BAY – The Nature Foundation received numerous notifications about a septic truck that was found dumping raw sewage directly onto the landfill. Based on the video recorded of the event it is clear that sewage More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Nature Foundation takes Shark Week to schools

GREAT BAY – During Shark Week, Nature Foundation staff visited several elementary schools to educate the kids about sharks, shark conservation and the Caribbean ecosystem. The Foundation visited six schools More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Mullet Pond Listed as a Protected Ramsar Site Wetland of International Importance

One of Sint Maarten’s most important wetlands, Mullet Pond, has been listed and protected as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Treaty last week, marking a significant advancement in the conservation More...