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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Latvia has the Highest Environmental Taxes in Europe

Latvia had the highest share of environmental taxes (11.7%) in the European Union in 2016, scoring well above the EU average of 6.3%. The...

Paris Floods after Seine River Burst its Banks because of Heavy Rains

A mere 18 months after the Seine rose to its highest level in nearly 35 years, Paris is again on high flood alert. But the...

California Mudslides & Floods Left Many People Dead

Santa Barbara County officials reported that at least 15 people are left dead and more than two dozen are injured in California from weather-related...

KLM Strike over Cutting Crew Members on Long-Haul Flights

KLM has proposed a mediator to help break a long-running deadlock with the FNV Cabin union over the cutting of cabin crew numbers on some long-haul...

India Coal Power Plant Explosion kills 16 People

An explosion at a thermal power plant in northern India has claimed the lives of at least 16 workers and seriously burned dozens of others. It...

Puerto Rico destroyed by Hurricane Maria

According to emergency officials, the island of Puerto Rico has been "destroyed" after Hurricane Maria made landfall there as a Category 4 storm Wednesday morning. Puerto...

Hurricane Category 4, Maria enters the Caribbean Sea heading for Puerto Rico

Category 4, Hurricane Maria is rolling into the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean. The heavily damaged northern Caribbean islands can not stand another punishing hit anymore, but have to...

CHATA & Miss Ann Boat Trips verzamelen afval Toeristen op Klein Curacao

Het Toeristen Kwartier op Klein Curacao ondervond wederom de jaarlijkse clean-up, uitgevoerd door 'vrijwilligers' die het goed voor hebben met de fragile natuur op de zonovergoten toeristen hotspot in de...

Curacao Crooked Government decided to stop support for Social Welfare programs

The corruptly elected government of the Dutch Caribbean island along the coast of Venezuela has found an excuse to neglect its impoverished taxpaying citizens with basic human rights. The...

Elephants in Nepal rescue 500 Tourists after Floods

Elephants in Nepal helped rescue hundreds of tourists trapped in the Sauraha district of Chitwan, after four days of Monsoon rains have been pounding the area with overloads of water. The flooding started...

Curacao Invaded & Buried by Mass Tourism

The sunny Caribbean island of Curacao, is being invaded and buried under mass tourism these days, flooding the beaches and causing extreme traffic congestions on the street of...

Curacao voert per direkt Verbod in op Vernietiging Mangrove bomen

Minister Suzy Camelia-Romer van Gezondheid, Milieu & Natuur heeft per direkt een verbod ingevoerd op het kappen van mangrovebomen langs onze kustwateren. Ook heeft zij haar ministerie opgedragen...

Curacao Dumpt nog steeds Zwaar Vervuild Afval Water in de Zee

Al sinds jaar en dag wordt op Curacao vloeibaar chemisch afvalwater afkomstig van Hotels en water met vet afkomstig van Restaurants in de zee geloosd. De Milieudienst maakt...

Alamo Wildfire doubles in size striking California

High temperatures and low humidity spurred to double the size of the Alamo wildfire and reach the size of nearly 6.000 acres this weekend, as firefighters attempted to combat the...