A researcher checking out coral bleaching off the coast of Sint Maarten. (Nature Foundation File Photo)
In addition, to climate change, population growth and urban development are increasing the vulnerability of SIDS to natural disasters, particularly in urban and coastal areas. Country Sint Maarten has seen and experienced in the past damages caused by storm systems and inclement weather to those aforementioned areas.
At the end of January it was announced in a discussion at the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament that Curacao and Sint Maarten have not yet formally indicated whether they want to participate in the Kingdom Law proposal to…
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