Tag archive for ‘Tadzio Bervoets’
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Time for St. Maarten to move towards high-end, sustainable and nature-based tourism

Dear Editor, It is with much concern that I read a news article regarding questions posed by Members of Parliament to the current Minister of VROMI concerning a potential development at Beacon Hill. My specific More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Sint Maarten Needs a Green New Deal, Or At the Very Least a Political Focus on the Environment

Dear Editor, Again, during another unfortunate election cycle, the environment, sustainable development and conservation are taking a backseat amidst the current political discourse engulfing our country. This More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

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

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), More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Concerned About Waste Water, Garbage and Possible Sewage Being Dumped at Kim Sha Beach

Simpson Bay — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has expressed its grave concerns regarding the unrestricted flow of waste water being entered into an area of Kim Sha Beach. During inspections carried out More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Tadzio Bervoets: “Happy New Year, Irma Survivors”

Dear Editor, This past year we felt the breath of the Earth, heavy and haunting, moaning like ancestors long forgotten. Shaking our souls and our foundations. Heaving our lives. Collapsing our dreams. We were torn More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

A Dispatch From a Caribbean Climate Change Refugee: Hurricane Irma, Sint Maarten and the New Caribbean Reality

I am standing in line – or rather in a disorganized congregation of desperate souls- in the parking lot of St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, once the second busiest airport in the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

If You Drink Beer You Contribute to Sint Maarten’s Environmental Problems

I enjoy drinking beer. Nothing beats coming up from a dive doing research in the Marine Park or after a long day in the office, ordering an ice-cold beer, and downing it in just a few swallows. I also enjoy beer More...