Though colorful they still need removing

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SIMPSON BAY — A colorful but curious aspect during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was brought to the attention of StMaartenNews.com this past weekend. At least ten boat wrecks can be seen along the Airport Road all the way from the Airport to Causeway Bridge. So we sent our photographer to take some photos of some of these cheerfully adorned More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Nature Foundation Reiterates its Call on Parliament to Ban Single-Use Plastics

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is again calling on Parliament to ban single-use plastic products such as plastic bags, straws and cutlery and Styrofoam food containers in an effort to reduce marine litter and More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Great Turnout for the Shark Week Rum Tasting Event at Buccaneer Beach Bar

The Nature Foundation organized an excellent Shark Week Rum Tasting Event at Buccaneer Beach Bar last week with about a hundred people joined the Shark Week event. The Shark Week Rum Tasting was sponsored by Buccaneer More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Act. Minister of VROMI De Weever calls on boat owners to remove vessels from public beaches within seven days

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever, who also acts in the absence of the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), More...

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By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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Act. Minister of VROMI De Weever says dumping boat wrecks on the landfills not permitted

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever, who also acts in the absence of the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), More...

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By Desk Editor On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Minister De Weever welcomes Caribbean Multihull Challenge-St. Maarten for February 2019

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — Called the Caribbean Multihull Challenge-St. Maarten, next February, the country will add a new sailing event to its annual calendar of events. The St. Maarten Yacht Club More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Exceptional Shark and Ocean Themed Art Exhibition Will Kick Off

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation will be organizing its first Shark and Ocean themed Art Exhibition at the Axum Art Café on the 8th of June 2018 as part of St Maarten Shark Week. The Art Exhibition will be the More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Nature Foundation Teaches Milton Peters College Students About Coral Reefs, Mangroves and Littering

Last week the Nature Foundation visited the second form of Milton Peters College to teach the students about the importance of our coral reefs and about the Foundation’s Coral Restoration Project. Worldwide More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Relaunches Save our Sharks Shark Conservation Project

Cole Bay— The St Maarten Nature Foundation has restarted its shark conservation program as part of the DCNA Save Our Sharks project funded by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery. The research is aimed at better More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Research scientists discover healthy coral reef near Saba

THE BOTTOM – Scientist of Wageningen Marine Research and the Royal Dutch Institute for Sea Research have discovered a previously unknown coral reef off the coast of Saba, the Volkskrant reported on Thursday. The More...