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Nature Photography Competition 2021

Nature Photography Competition 2021 Participate in our 2nd annual Nature Photography Competition, with the theme for this year being Aruba’s Marine Life. Our marine life is spectacular with numerous interesting species and underwater landscapes. The Nature Photography Competition 2021 is organized to capture this uniqueness and to raise awareness on the conservation of marine life. […]

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FPNA participated in regional mangrove conservation workshop

Recently, Ranger Anthony Koolman and Research & Conservation Manager Giancarlo Nunes of Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba (FPNA) visited Bonaire to participate in a regional workshop hosted and sponsored by Mangrove Maniacs, STINAPA Bonaire, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) and the Regional Activity Centre for the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (CAR-SPAW). In 2020, FPNA […]

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Shoco Conservation: nature-based solutions through collaborative efforts

The ‘Shoco’ or Aruba Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia arubensis) is one of the national symbols of Aruba. It is endemic only to Aruba and is an endangered species protected by law. The Shoco faces numerous threats, including land clearance and development, and urbanization into former natural Shoco habitat, resulting in conflicts between socio-economic activity and […]

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FPNA satisfied with the broad interest at the information sessions of Parke Marino Aruba (PAP, ENG, NL)

06 SEPTEMBER 2021 RELATO DI PRENSA *PAPIAMENTO* FPNA: contento cu e interes amplio den e sesionnan informativo pa Parke Marino Aruba. ORANJESTAD, ARUBA – Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba (FPNA) a intensiva su proceso di consulta pa Parke Marino Aruba. E prome anochinan informativo tawata exitoso cu hopi interes y sosten di publico. E publico en […]

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FPNA invites stakeholders to participate in the stakeholder engagement process of Parke Marino Aruba

12 AUGUSTUS 2021 PRESS RELEASE *PAPIAMENTO* FPNA ta invita stakeholders pa participa den e proceso di consulta di Parke Marino Aruba. ORANJESTAD, ARUBA – Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba (FPNA) ta anuncia cu e proceso di stakeholder engagement pa Parke Marino Aruba lo intensiva den e lunanan binidero. Esaki lo cuminsa cu anochinan informativo y un […]

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New Management Team for Parke Nacional Arikok

  ORANJESTAD – Arikok National Park was officially established in 2000 and currently has a total of 55 employees and amongst them a complete management team readily and willingly to continue all efforts for nature conservation and education. Ms. Natasha Silva – General Manager, has been leading the park since November of 2016 and is […]

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Oil Spill 2017

UPDATE June 26, 2017 The National Disaster Council has declared that we are reaching the end of the Oil Spill Crisis. We still have work to do on the cleanup of the oil that washed up on the coastline of Aruba. Natural Pool and Park Beaches are officially open again. We do ask that all […]

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Shark Week Aruba 2017

The seas around Aruba are home to some iconic shark species such as reef sharks, whale sharks and hammerhead sharks. The Caribbean Sea offers them a bountiful habitat full of nursery areas and food sources. Sharks are important When seeing a shark, you shouldn’t be afraid, sharks are in no way dangerous to humans. In […]

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OIL SPILL INFORMATION

  Parke Nacional Arikok ta brindando tur autoridad y tambe voluntarionan cu kier yuda cuida nos parke e cooperacion necesario pa nan por yuda den e situacion di e oil spill. Parke Nacional Arikok ta altante di e importancia di e proteccion di nos areanan y pesei a habri e portanan pa e trabounan di […]

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Natasha J. Silva – New General Manager for Parke Nacional Arikok

The Board of the Stichting Parke Nacional Arikok (FPNA) announced that they have signed a contract with Natasha Joelle Silva as the new general manager of the Parke Nacional Arikok effective the 1st November 2016. The Board is proud to announce the hire of Natasha and convinced that the Arikok Park is now entering a […]

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