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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
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Climate change: nobody moves

By Hilbert Haar Australia: 400,000.Berlin: 100,000. London: 100,000. Hamburg: 50,000. All of Germany: 1.4 million. St.Maarten: zero. These are just a few numbers highlighting the millions of people across the world More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Shark Killed Illegally Within Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area Nature Foundation, Authorities Investigating Incident

The lifeless body of a juvenile Caribbean Reef Shark was confiscated by the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation after divers reported it on a reef just within the Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area. The intentional More...

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...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Nature Foundation Visits Several Elementary Schools for St Maarten Shark Week

Last week, during St Maarten Shark Week, Nature Foundation staff visited several Elementary schools to educate children about sharks and their importance to both the natural and human environment. The Foundation More...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Nature Foundation Warns About Increased Potential for Large Scale Sargassum Invasion

COLE BAY — The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is warning of a potential significant influx of Sargassum seaweed in the coming days: “We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts with our partners in More...

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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