Saline beach dune restoration: 1 week of works, in videos and photos

The full-scale restoration of the sand dune in Saline beach has started. Have a look at what has been done in less than a week! Our non-profit organization Make St Barths Green Again is very happy to announce that major works to restore the dune is on the verge of being done. The beloved beach of Saline, one of St …

Rebuilding St Barths’ most prized natural asset: The Dune at Salines Beach

If you have ever come to St Barths, you must have been to its lovely Salines beach. This acclaimed all-natural beach boasts a wonderful dune devoid of any building: No beach bar here, no beach cabanas. Nothing. Just the sand, the sea and you. Yet, after hurricane Irma struck St Barths in September 2017, this lovely dune had been devoured …

Making St Barths Airport Green Again: Our Tree Replanting Project Approved!

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Your GreenStBarths association is very happy to announce that our greening project for St Barths airport has just been approved by the local authorities. GreenStBarths has presented to elected members of the Collectivité its plans for the airport: Trees and bushes that will give a very nice first impression to visitors and that will also please locals who drive past …

St Barths hurricane recovery photos

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Dear Friends, Please find here an update, first about the donations and the Make St Barths Green Again project, and then about the current state of nature on this island. Donations You have been so many to answer our call for help. Allow me to offer you my deep gratitude. As of November 15, we had 45 donators, all individuals, …

How preserving St Barths’ biodiversity can help locals by relaunching the island’s economy

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Protecting the last remnants of biodiversity – The unknown face of St Barths. Rebuilding Saint Barthélemy’s attractiveness to tourists is of an utmost urgency. At stake: The economic survival of the local population.Yet, it cannot be done without simultaneously preserving one of the island’s main assets, something crucial for its future: Its extraordinary biodiversity. This matters not only to St …

St Barths environmental agency gives us a clear list of local species to replant

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To execute an environnemental project that is both sustainable and accountable, we have reached out to the local environmental agency, a.k.a. Agence Territoriale de l’Environnement de Saint Barthélemy. You will find below a sample of the list of trees and plants that have been recommended to us. We have added a couple of images of this vegetation, so that you …

Local St Barths government endorses Make St Barths Green Again

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We are proud to announce that our “Make St Barths Green Again / Reverdir Saint Barth” organization has been selected by the local St Barths authorities as part of  the Saint Barth Fondation. Saint Barth Fondation is the official collective of non-profit organizations that the Collectivité de Saint Barthélemy has handpicked to help the island in the aftermath of hurricane …

Hurricane Irma took its toll on St Barths, but locals are #StBarthStrong

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Hurricane Irma has hit St Barths. Irma was simply the biggest hurricane ever recorded in history. And St Barths, along with neighbor island were right in its path. The ordeal was terrifying for locals who were hiding in shelters and in their own homes. Houses, villa rentals, restaurants, shops, public buildings, everything suffered. After the hurricane, locals took on themselves …