Blog entries with videos

Screenshot: Sea turtle conservation, St. Eustatius, Caribbean: Beach clean-up by STENAPA and Diergaarde Blijdorp

Sea turtle conservation, St. Eustatius, Caribbean: Beach clean-up

The volcanic island of St. Eustatius, a.k.a. Statia, a jewel in the Dutch Caribbean, holds a special place in the hearts of nature lovers and marine biologists. On the shores of Zeelandia Beach, a timeless drama unfolds – the nesting and hatching of sea turtles. These magnificent creatures, survivors from […]

Paw and foot prints side by side on a beach close to the water line

Karibische Strände: Mehr Sein als Schein

„Eure ganzen Wandervideos sind schön, aber was ist eigentlich mit den Stränden?“ fragte eine meiner deutschen Freundinnen kürzlich. Tja, mit den Stränden ist das hier auf Statia so eine Sache. Wind und Wellen knabbern immer wieder am Sand auf der karibischen Seite. Die atlantische gilt generell als zu wild zum […]


And then along comes Smokey – How we foster failed and adopted a rescue dog

Trigger warning: This is a love story. It even has one of these cheesy happy ends. Therefore, to all those of you looking for some sad news, drama, or despair: keep on reading. As that is how it all began. After all, “Life is what happens when you are busy […]

Statia photographed from the sea. Blue ocean, brown cliffs, green slopes of the dormant volcano The Quill with withe clouds radiating as if the were erupting from the volcano. Plan and book your Statia exploration with Devocean Pictures.

Statia: Plan and book your personalised island exploration

Update: We left Statia and will set up these services in different locations. Thank you for booking tours with us! It was a pleasure sharing our passion with you all. From August 2023, we expand our services on Statia and give you the opportunity to plan and book your personalised […]

Screenshot of "Take a Minute LII: Picasso Triggerfish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus)" filmed and edited by Yoeri Bulk, Devocean Piictures, during a night dive at the house reef of Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia. Colourful fish with flat oval shaped body and a dominant dorsal fin. Blue strip on snout, then orange line and yellow-green patch from snout towards back. More black and dark lines and black and yellow fins, underside white on a shallow reef top with sand and seagrass.

Picasso Triggerfish: Rhinecanthus aculeatus

In this episode of “Take a Minute to Relax” we’d like to introduce you to a beautiful creature that goes by the Hawaiian name of Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa, or Humu-Humu for short. Although this may sound nice, roughly translated it means “triggerfish with a snout like a pig”. Outside of Hawaii though, […]

Group of Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) with tasselled first dorsal fin, elongated anal and second dorsal fin rays, deeply forked caudal fin, and a colour pattern consisting of three black bars across the head and body and prominent black anterior edges on the anal and second dorsal fin, which are decorated with white spots.

Banggai Cardinalfish: Pterapogon kauderni

In this relaxing episode, we would like to present you with a mesmerising performance by Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) dancing with the swell of the ocean. These beautiful creatures grow to a size of about 8 centimetres (3 inches), which makes them a great bite-sized snack for many would-be predators. […]