Biodiversity and the green stranger

Most people tend to translate the concept of biodiversity simply into numbers of species. How many species are present in a particular area? In some countries an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is required by law in case of proposed development of an area. Unfortunately, this is (still) no obligation on Curacao, although some developers take steps on their own in order to market themselves as having a ‘green’ image. Such a EIA seems quite a powerful tool, but in most […] Read more »