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New GLOBE teachers for Suriname

Paramaribo, 23 January 2017   Master Trainer Lynne Harris provides the training for the GLOBE trainers GLOBE master trainer Lynne Harris Hehr (Arkansas, USA) was

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Travel tip: Watching sloths in Suriname (cuddling not allowed)

30 June 2017, 15:00 Monique Pool Photo Marcel Wogram https://www.volkskrant.nl/beter-leven/reistip-bekijk-de-luiaard-van-dichtbij-in-suriname- knuffelen-mag-helaas-niet~b324d738/ Few animals are as cute as a sloth. You wouldn’t think it, if you

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Healthy Ocean, Healthy Planet

with financing from: Sound in the ocean. Photo: © SpaceQuest and Google Oceans Paramaribo – Wednesday 8 June is World Ocean Day, a fact that

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Travelling GLOBE-Trainers Now a Fact!

Press release, Paramaribo 8 March 2017 GHFS director Pool with GLOBE trainers Kalloe, dos Ramos and Zebeda A festive moment during the volunteer day of

Journaal

An anteater on the mailbox

May 24th 2022 Today, we received a notification of an anteater, which was found in the middle of a residential area. The person who found

Education & Research

A Weekend in Galibi

By Ted van Hooff When you think of Green Heritage Fund Suriname, you think of sloths. Yet the foundation does more than rehabilitate this species.

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Celebrating the life of Jinkoe

On the 26th of June 2017, which was a national holiday in my country, I was called by an outpatient caretaker. While visiting a patient

News

Rotterdam Man Runs Marathon for GHFS

By Carola PoleyTranslated from Dutch by Ted van Hooff By running the Rotterdam Marathon, Albert Aletrino (21) has raised a significant amount of money for

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A Special Guest

By Ted van Hooff ‘There’s a sloth in a car tire above the water behind my house.’ We find sloths in the strangest places. When

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Thank you Sigfried

By Ted van Hooff When Sigfried, a cock who is always alert, starts to crow at a tree in a backyard in South Paramaribo, his

Journal

Urban Forest Fragments

World Wildlife Day 2019 In observance of World Wildlife Day on Sunday, the 3rdof March, we wanted to share with you some of our thoughts

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A sloth called Cliff

A sloth called Cliff Kenneth started calling me at the end of December 2018 about a two-fingered sloth that was of concern to him. The

Education & Research

Chinese Year of the Pig

Today, the 5th of February 2019 is the first day in the Chinese Year of the Earth Pig. For us that includes also their wild

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Wildlife Welfare and Sloths

Suriname is home to two species of sloth, the three-fingered Bradypus tridactylus and the two-fingered Choloepus didactylus. Although neither species is currently considered threatened with extinction [12, 13] ,

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