In Landscape series no. 1: “Spatial Developments in the Aruban Landscape. A multidisciplinary GIS-oriented approach: Towards a balance between socioeconomic and environmental developments in Aruba” we introduce the list of publications that describe each the spatial developments in the Aruban landscape, but from a different perspective. We provide information about
This series of publications includes six papers that describe each, at the interface between society, economy and environment, a different aspect of the Aruban landscape. The aim is to provide information about environmental issues that we face on our road to sustainability. The condition of the landscape is important as
In the following we describe a framework for nature and environmental statistics to acknowledge its place within the CBS in Aruba and to acquire the benefit of cooperation with other environmentally-oriented institutions in Aruba. Adequate information on the local environment and surrounding nature plays an important role in economic debates.
Introduction and background The first Aruban National Bird Count took place on March 18, 2011. Between 07.00 and 09.00 a.m. many enthusiasts, children and adults from all ages, recorded over a time span of 15 minutes all birds they could possibly see in their home garden. The Bird Count is