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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...

oil refinery
By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Environmental Service’s investigation on oil refinery is not complete

WILLEMSTAD – The investigation of the Environmental Service into the emissions of the oil refinery Isla is not complete. This is according to Arjan Linthorst of the environmental organization SMOC. Part of the More...

killer-whale
By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Cruise ship cancels tours in St Vincent after slaughter of killer whales in full view of visitors

KINGSTOWN – On the heels of horrified tourists witnessing the killing of two orcas in Vincentian waters, a cruise ship has taken strong action in protest of the age old tradition. TUI Discovery stopped short of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Robotic technology could help beat lionfish

A 3D rendering of a lionfish harvester robot being developed by robots in service of the environment (RISE). MASSACHUSETTS – There’s boundless potential for robotic technology to address environmental catastrophes. More...

plastic-bottles
By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Environmental tax about to take effect in Guyana

The levy will be charged on every non-returnable unit of metal, plastic or glass container of any alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage or water. GEORGETOWN - Consumers in Guyana are bracing for a possible price More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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CBS presents the Curaçao Environmental Statistics Compendium 2015 (document)

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has collected statistics about the Curaçao environment and surroundings. The data show an alarming picture of the air quality on the island. Two-thirds is the More...

greenpeace
By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Isla Stop Now! visits Greenpeace ship

WILLEMSTAD - The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is docked for repairs at the Kleine Werf. The pressure group Stop Isla Now! took the opportunity to bring their case of the air pollution caused by the oil refinery to More...

recycling
By Edition On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Green Force has exported 500,000 kilos of waste

WILLEMSTAD - Environmental and recycling company Green Force has collected and processed over 500,000 kilos of waste. Those five hundred tonnes of waste has been shipped abroad for recycling and reuse. This was More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Pennsylvania State University: High contents of vanadium in soils near oil-refinery on Curaçao

PENNSYLVANIA - For many years, the Isla-refinery has been at the center of public debate due to its actions causing environmental pollution and affecting public health. These public voices became increasingly fueled More...

turtles
By Edition On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Support Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao (part2)

WILLEMSTAD - Sea Turtle Conservation Curacao (STCC) is a volunteer based CARMABI program. The main objective of the program is to collect data that can support national and international decision making to achieve More...