Ten Things I Love about Sharks [5]

“Sharks are the guardians of coral reefs.” Have you ever seen those before-and-after pictures, where once epic coral structures providing a colorful background for the dreamiest underwater scenery have now turned into bleak, white, and barren grounds with little to no fish left? That is when happens when coral reefs are damaged. Coral reef ecosystems can […] Lees verder

Fishermen and nature organizations join forces in reducing shark bycatch

Yesterday, during Dutch Caribbean Shark Week on Saba, a kick-off meeting was held for a special project in collaboration with Saban fishermen aimed at reducing the bycatch of sharks in the local lobster fisheries. The new project is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and is part of the implementation of the Yarari reserve for sharks and marine mammals […] Lees verder

Talking Shark Week with… Linda Ferwerda

Linda Ferwerda is the founder and editor of the online magazine DuikeninBeeld who has an endless passion for diving and writing.  We asked her several questions about her involvement with the Save Our Sharks project and Dutch Caribbean Shark Week. For starters, tell us about yourself I am the founder of DuikeninBeeld, a Dutch online platform for divers, made by […] Lees verder

Ten Things I Love About Sharks

From June 3-11 2017, the Save Our Sharks project is celebrating the third Dutch Caribbean Shark Week. A week full of events simultaneously held on Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, and in the Netherlands. All activities are set up to highlight the beauty and importance of sharks. But why do we need an […] Lees verder

Dutch Caribbean Shark Week

The Save Our Sharks project will organize the third Dutch Caribbean Shark Week from June 3-11, 2017, simultaneously on six Caribbean islands and in the Netherlands. The week will be filled with activities and events taking place in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, St. Maarten, Saba, St. Eustatius, and the Netherlands. All activities are set up to highlight […] Lees verder