Diadema are long-spined sea urchins. They are important herbivores that graze on algae, that could overgrow the slow-growing corals on the reef. Their impact on the health of the reef is so great that several projects have focus on
Have you seen any whales between Statia and St Kitts and Nevis? Fort de Windt at Whitewall and the Whale Lookout Spot at the Miriam C Schmidt Botanical Garden are great lookout spots. You can visit these areas frequently, during the upcoming weeks, for a chance viewing of these majestic marine mammals.
The Quill is unique in the region as a perfect example of an ash volcano. The last eruption of The Quill was prehistoric and occurred before settlement of the island by Salidoid Indians, probably 1550 years before present. The unique form took shape during the
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In the recent years large scale sand-mining, which is banned on Statia, has taken place at Zeelandia beach. Although efforts were made to block vehicle access to the beach, individuals have, through the removal of vegetation, created a path…..