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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Globe sees 2nd warmest year to date; 3rd warmest August on record

FLORIDA - The final days of August signaled summer’s end for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere. So, how did this summer compare to others? For the entire globe, both August and the season (June, July and More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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“Air around oil refinery Isla is not so clean after all”

WILLEMSTAD - The air quality around the oil refinery Isla is not as good as was announced by the Minister of Public Health, Suzanne Camelia-Römer last week. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC. According More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Curaçao must get rid of plastic

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao should reduce its use of plastic. This is according to several cleaning and environmental groups. These organizations are asking people to sign their online petition. This petition is to request More...

Diving
By Edition On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Dive centers band together to combat marine debris

WILLEMSTAD - With the ever-increasing threat to the marine environment from debris, the Curacao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) dive department has decided to act to protect the marine environment More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Green Force cleans up Boca Grandi

WILLEMSTAD - Environment and recycling company Green Force, together with a small group of volunteers, has cleaned up the beach and bay of Boca Grandi. There were 4 x 60-gallon waste bags filled with waste. Following More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Information on Oostpunt including Carmabi ‘s concerns regarding the proposed zoning plan

WILLEMSTAD - Open letter to the Parliament of Curacao regarding the recently proposed rezoning of Oostpunt to members of the same Parliament. The Dutch version can be found by clicking here, the Papiamentu version More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Camelia-Römer: “UNEP misinformed”

WILLEMSTAD - According to Minister Suzy Camelia-Römer, The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was wrongly informed by third parties about the development of Oostpunt (east point of the island). The UNEP More...

Unique Curacao
By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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“Unique Curaçao is at the wrong address,” says Selikor

WILLEMSTAD - The Unique Curacao Foundation has complained about the fact that the organization has to pay for the dumping of waste at the landfill site Malpais. The Director of the waste management company Wesley More...

oil spill
By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Oil spill also reaches the ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD – After oil residue was discovered in Bonaire last week, authorities also found them in Aruba and Curaçao yesterday. Due to this discovery, additional inspections will be carried out at the beaches More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Caribbean scientists work to limit climate impact on marine environment

KINGSTON – Caribbean scientists say fishermen are already seeing the effects of climate change, so for a dozen or so years they’ve been designing systems and strategies to reduce the impacts on the industry. While More...