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Marc De Verteuil

Sunday, March 26, 2017
There are reports of an illegal quarry operating in the Matura forest. An excavator is on site, destroying the trees and digging for gravel. It’s been going on for months.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
The Dragon gas field deal signed last week between T&T and Venezuela seems to be technically legit, but it doesn’t add up ethically, politically or environmentally.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
​We are fed up of a life among trash. Ban styrofoam. Introduce a deposit on plastic bottles, separate and recycle waste and start a mass education campaign against littering.
Monday, March 6, 2017
​How about giving up fish for Lent?
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Close down the garbage dumps and create a landfill free society. Sweden did it, and so can we. A landfill free society means that less than one per cent of household waste ends up in garbage dumps.
Monday, February 20, 2017
​Twenty five years ago the Bahamas banned longliner fishing vessels—a prime cause of the unintentional by-catch of sharks—and took stewardship over its fisheries.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
​There’s lots of environmental good news from the Caribbean. Nevis seems serious about harnessing the power of the earth to produce geothermal energy.
Sunday, February 5, 2017
I had a plan. Rent a truck, fill it with plastic bottles and dump it on the road in front of the Red House. Block the road with a mound of plastic trash.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Former US President Barack Obama loves science and scientists love him back. One of the ways in which scientists have honoured him is by naming nine different species after him.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
As I walk along the roadside, a friend stops her car, rolls down the window and asks me: “Are you mad?” It’s not an unreasonable question, considering I am walking on the roadway of Saddle Road in Mar

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