More than 50 years of advanced environmental legislation has been overturned on Bonaire, shifting the focus of downtown development into the Marine Park.

Unless we all do something about it…

Bonaire Sea Turtle

This web site is here to broadcast what is happening to our National Marine Park. Check out the latest posts to see what is happening now, read up on the background information, donate to the cause, sign the petition and please make your voice heard by telling your family, friends and the government why you would like the Bonaire Marine Park saved.

For a short introduction to the main issues, start here. Then browse the site by clicking on the titles in the menu bar at the top of each page.

The web site Save Bonaire Marine Park is a project of Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire. You can email us at stcb@bonaireturtles.org.

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Episode #1 Papiamentu:

Koralnan di Bonairu a baha drástikamente durante e ὺltimo 40 aña . Chèk den e siguiente video  kuantu i pa ki motibu.


Episode #1 English & Dutch (below):

Bonaire’s corals have declined severely in the last 40 years. Find out just how much and why in the following clip.


Episode #2 Papiamentu (abou):

Un desaroyo den Parke di marina realmente ta un problema? Chèk den e video ‘clip’ akí.


Episode #2 English & Dutch (below):

Is one development in the marine park really such a problem? Find out in this clip.


Episode #3 Papiamentu (abou):

Kiko e ref di koral di Boneiru tin di haber ku e desaroyo ekonòmiko?


Episode #3 English & Dutch (below):

What does Bonaire’s coral reef have to do with economic development?


Episode #4 Papiamentu (abou):

“Kuida bo ref di koral. Pa awor i den futuro, e ref lo bira un tesero ku un di balor kresiente, un djamanta bo tin ku apresiá.”


Episode #4 English & Dutch (below):

“Trust your coral reef. For now and in the future, the reef will become an increasingly valuable treasure, a diamond you should cherish.”