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By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Carmabi pays attention to plastic in the sea

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, June 8, Carmabi will discuss the problem of plastic waste in the sea. With the film "A Plastic Ocean" the nature organization opens the Shark Week. For the third time again. The complete More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Kick-off shark week on the CARMABI beach with movie screening

WILLEMSTAD -  On Friday June 8th, on World Ocean Day, special attention is provided to the plastic pollution problem, with which our Oceans are also dealing. The informal Friday night starts with a happy hour from More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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‘People are chasing flamingos with drones’

WILLEMSTAD - Unique Curacao advocates for signs or a ban on drones in the vicinity of flamingos. That was confirmed by director Theo Van der Giessen. The request comes after an employee found a dead flamingo in More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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‘Legislation to protect nature is missing’

WILLEMSTAD - There is no legislation that protects the nature of Curaçao. This is according to Timo Brouwer of GreenForce. "This allows trees and plants to be cut down and removed without anyone thinking about More...

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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...