Bervoets Leaves Nature Foundation to Become Interim Director at Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance

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PHILIPSBURG/KRALENDIJK — Nature Foundation Manager Tadzio Bervoets will be leaving the foundation to head the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance as of October 1st. The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), based in Bonaire, is a regional partnership of conservation organizations including the national parks on the six islands of the Dutch Caribbean More...

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Minister of VROMI Miklos Giterson - 27 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Emilio Wilson Estate to be the first protected park area

PHILIPSBURG — Emilio Wilson Park is to be the first terrestrial land based protected area on St. Maarten. The creation of a nature park can only have a positive impact on the flora and fauna, and also have More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Urges St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation to Find Alternatives to Balloon Jump-ups and Parades for Carnival 50

PHILIPSBURG — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is urging the SCDF to find sustainable alternatives to using balloons during two events for next year’s celebration of fifty years of carnival. The Nature More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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UPDATE: St. Maarten Nature Foundation Dealing With Diesel Fuel Spill in Simpson Bay Lagoon

COLE BAY — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has been responding to an ongoing diesel Fuel Spill in the Simpson Bay Lagoon. On Sunday the Foundation was alerted to a large amount of fuel entering the Simpson More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Responds to Ongoing Diesel Fuel Spill in Simpson Bay Lagoon

COLE BAY — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has been responding to an ongoing diesel Fuel Spill in the Simpson Bay Lagoon. On Sunday the Foundation was alerted to a large amount of fuel entering the Simpson More...

Nature Foundation conducts water assessment
By The Publisher On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Nature Foundation Conducts First Water Quality Assessments in Wetlands and Beaches Post Hurricane Irma. Has Serious Concerns Regarding Water Quality at Kim Sha Beach

PHILIPSBURG — The Nature Foundation carried out water quality tests at seven sites surrounding St. Maarten. These tests, which were conducted for the first time since the passage of Hurricane Irma, were carried More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Unknown Incident Causes Significant Damage To Nature Foundation ‘Fragments of Recovery’ Coral Reef Restoration Program

Cole Bay — An unknown incident, more than likely caused by a large vessel, caused significant damage to the Nature Foundation Coral Reef Restoration Program. During inspection dives the two primary coral More...

Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has developed adaptive risk management strategies for coastal communities. Coastal 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 Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Nature Foundation Develops Five Easy Steps to Reduce Single-use Plastic Pollution!

The Nature Foundation is kicking off its ‘Reduce and Reuse St Maarten’ project by releasing five easy steps businesses and residents can take to reduce their single-use plastic pollution. Plastic pollution More...