Green Heritage Fund Suriname En Welttierschutzgesellschaft E.v. Hernieuwen Partnerschap

At the end of March the Surinamese and German NGO partners signed a new partnership agreement to continue the rescue and rehabilitation work of sloths, anteaters and armadillos in Suriname. The new agreement is partially a continuation of the previous agreement with Welttierschutzgesellschaft. The goals are to rescue, shelter and rehabilitate these typical South American […]

Science Advances publish about Ground Sloth Hunt

Science Advances published an article on what possibly may have been a Ground Sloth Hunt by humans. Footprints preserve terminal Pleistocene hunt? Human-sloth interactions in North America David Bustos,1 Jackson Jakeway,1 Tommy M. Urban,2 Vance T. Holliday,3,4 Brendan Fenerty,4David A. Raichlen,3 Marcin Budka,5 Sally C. Reynolds,5 Bruce D. Allen,6 David W. Love,6Vincent L. Santucci,7 Daniel […]

Luiaard Award 2017

Paramaribo – the Green Heritage Fund Suriname (GHFS) has extended the Sloth Award 2017 to Wynne Minkes. Minkes has given her time and energy to the foundation since 2012, when she came in contact with the foundation’s dolphin work at the beginning of 2012. This was the same year that the great sloth rescue took […]

Resten Van Unieke Reuzenluiaard Ontdekt In Mexico

Mexican scientists said Wednesday they have discovered the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of giant sloth that lived 10,000 years ago and died at the bottom of a sinkhole. Read more at:

Een Wel Héél Bijzonder Dier: De Luiaard

Ruben Leter and his colleague student Bregje Bouma from the School for Journalism in Utrecht, the Netherlands, visited us just before we are moving. For the TV program NOON, which is broadcast every Friday on RTV Utrecht, 10 students from this school travelled to Suriname for two weeks to make two episodes. We were very […]

Reistip: bekijk de luiaard van dichtbij in Suriname (knuffelen mag helaas niet)

30 June 2017, 15:00 Monique Pool Photo Marcel Wogram knuffelen-mag-helaas-niet~b324d738/ Few animals are as cute as a sloth. You wouldn’t think it, if you see the slow mammal hanging on a branch, but once the sloth looks at you – with his beady eyes and panda smile – you are done for. In the […]

Natuurbeschermingsorganisaties En Toerismesector Tegen Afgravingen Te Braamspunt

WWF, CI Suriname, Green Heritage Fund Suriname and the SHATA are seriously concerned about the fact that the government once again gave permission to mine sand at Braamspunt. Braamspunt has become an important nesting beach for sea turtles for several years now and is a tourist attraction. In addition, Braamspunt is important as coastal defense of Paramaribo North […]

In 2050 Is Er Meer Plastic In De Oceaan Dan Vis

Paramaribo – Thursday June 8th is World Oceans Day, a fact that Green Heritage Fund Suriname (GHFS) will commemorate with the recent film ‘A Plastic Ocean’. The work of the foundation these days is all within the framework of the ocean with the expo of the book with the same name “The Sea of ​​Suriname”  travelling through […]

De Zee Van Suriname

“Suriname is one of the greenest countries in the world and we must protect and conserve our green country”, you may have heard this statement, but Suriname does not only consist of forests and rivers that need to be protected and preserved. What about the ‘blue’ that lies in front of our coast? As a child or […]