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Green Town proposal
By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Green Town presents its plan B for the future of the oil refinery area

WILLEMSTAD - In a press release emitted recently, Green Town Foundation indicated that in connection with all social discussions surrounding the development of the oil refinery Isla and the area where it is located, More...

pollution
By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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IEA: huge CO2 emissions per capita on Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Due to the burning of fossil fuels, CO2 is released to the atmosphere. This is accompanied with ocean acidification and an increasing sea level. In the end, small island development states (SIDS) More...

Bullenbaai
By Edition On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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A refinery at Bullenbaai; Not so fast!

For the past couple of years, and more intensively during the last, there has been a lot of public discussions about reconstructing the Isla refinery in the Bullenbaai area; next to COT, the Curaçao Oil Terminal. More...

high-temperatures
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...

Plastic-bottles-greenforce
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...

Plastic-bottles-greenforce
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...

Oostpunt-koraal-Carmabi
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...

romer
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...