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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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CARMABI cleans up Sargassum in national park Shete Boka and Christoffel Park

WILLEMSTAD - As recently mentioned in the news, Curacao is also dealing with Sargassum on the North shore of the island. Even though the extent of the situation cannot be compared to the situation in Bonaire, it More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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New bird species spotted on the island during count in March

WILLEMSTAD - During the field day for the Curaçao bird count in March, a so-called vermilion flycatcher was spotted for the first time. That is again a new species on the bird species list of the island. This bird More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Local divers unite to protect Curacao’s reefs

WILLEMSTAD - Reefs worldwide are facing threats including climate change, overfishing, water pollution and marine debris from human waste likesingle use plastics.  While the effects of climate change must be addressed More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Sowing corals: A new approach paves the way for large-scale coral reef restoration

Innovative sowing approach minimizes costs and time required for outplanting corals. WILLEMSTAD - The troubling loss of coral reefs worldwide has prompted scientists and conservationists to assist the reefs' recovery More...

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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...

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By Edition On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Positive news for the weekend: Release of Sea Turtle “Kaycee”

WILLEMSTAD - Recently a young green sea turtle (named Kaycee on the spot) was released in nature after it was found a few months ago in the waters around Klein (little) Curaçao. This took place at Wakawa with the More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Solar Eclipse: Protect your Eyesight and use proper eyewear

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Meteorological Department, a total solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, and will be visible from a narrow path spanning part of the Pacific Ocean, all across the United 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 Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Bye-bye Plastic Bay

WILLEMSTAD - Unique Curaçao has made the area well accessible to locals and tourists. Paths have been made with artistic road signs of driftwood and a solid staircase leads through a cave to a beautiful viewpoint. Everybody 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...