Ecology

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THE CAP CANA FOUNDATION PARTICIPATES IN RECYCLING ART FAIR, ‘RECICLA 360’

The Cap Cana Foundation wowed the public of Galería 360 with a unique art piece made by the volunteers of the Foundation. With the purpose of promoting the culture of the 3R’s, which consists of reducing, reusing and recycling, Galería 360, a renowned shopping center in Santo Domingo holds the seventh edition of its “Recicla… Continue Reading

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PALLADIUM ELIMINATING SINGLE-USE PLASTICS FROM RESORTS IN AMERICAS

Source: Travel Pulse Palladium Hotel Group has announced an enhanced sustainability policy aimed at eliminating single-use plastics at many of its resorts worldwide, replacing them with biodegradable or reusable materials. The Spanish hotel company first began eliminating single-use plastics at Hard Rock Hotels in Ibiza and Tenerife, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, and Palladium Hotels and Grand… Continue Reading

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SARGASSUM IS A THREAT FOR OUR BEACHES BUT PART OF THE MARINE ECOSYSTEM

Data from: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Picture: Nat Geo Do we really know what sargassum is & what is it’s role in the marine ecosystem? We all know sargassum has affected beaches in Dominican Republic, it has messed our blue beach days with a foul smell & brown colored water. Upon close inspection, it… Continue Reading

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CAP CANA FOUNDATION: WORLD RECYCLING DAY IS TOMORROW

Source: Popsci Last week, officials in India announced that the country would no longer accept post-consumer plastic imports, in an effort to fight the pollution emitted in processing the often highly-contaminated loads the U.S. and other countries have been sending over. The ban won’t fully go into effect until August, but will only compound the problems America has… Continue Reading

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SCAPE PARK SEEKS TO GUARANTEE THE SAFETY OF ITS VISITORS

Source: Arecoa  The Strategic Tourism Consultant, Cedt RD and Hospiturs International Clinic signed an agreement with Scape Park at Cap Cana to guarantee the medical safety of the tourists that visit the ecological adventure park. They also opened a medical center inside the facilities of the park where they will be able to receive patients… Continue Reading

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DOMINICAN ARTISANS PAY TRIBUTE TO A NATIVE FISH OF BÁVARO

Source: El Tiempo The president of the District Board of the tourist destination of Punta Cana, Ramón Ramírez, presented the freshwater fish “Cyrinodon Higuey” within the framework of the tourism fair that he organized with the World Federation of Tourist Cities, based in Beijing. In this business framework, Ramírez delivered a representation made by local artisans… Continue Reading

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LEARN TO LOVE FORESTS THIS MARCH!

Source United Nations Forests can be scary but if you look closer you will see the beauty, see the wonder, discover the many treasures they hold, the life they sustain. LEARN TO LOVE FORESTS! Every March 21st the United Nations raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. This year the International Day of… Continue Reading

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BOAT INTERNATIONAL “EDEN ROC CAP CANA AMONG TOP OCEAN CONSERVATION STORIES OF 2018”

Article repost from Boat International by Zoe Dickens The crisis facing the oceans became global news in 2018 thanks to the work of activists and environmental groups along with the hugely influential Blue Planet II. With many governments, non-profit organisations and brands springing into action to do their bit this year, here’s what you need to… Continue Reading

EDEN ROC CAP CANA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY CONTEST

The global search began earlier this summer, where we searched for members of the public to post images on Instagram of themselves doing an eco-friendly activity, such as recycling, reducing their carbon emissions, enjoying a vegan meal or cutting down plastic use, tagging @edenroccapcana and using the hashtag #EcoEdenRoc. The entries were strong, so accordingly… Continue Reading

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RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX ANNOUNCES GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH SLOW FOOD

Article repost from Incentive Travel and Corporate Meetings Relais & Châteaux, the world’s leading association of landmark hotels and restaurants, is delighted to announce a global partnership with Slow Food, an international grassroots organisation in 160 countries that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to the community and the environment. From this month… Continue Reading

SAY NO TO CONCH, SUPPORT THE BAN!!

From the 1st of July to the 31st of October the capture and marketing of conch (Strombus gigas, Lobatus gigas) is banned throughout the Dominican Republic’s territory (Law 307-04 and Decree 499-09, issued by President Leonel Fernandez on July 7, 2009). Violating this provision carries penalties that may include a fine of up to US$50,000 and from two to… Continue Reading

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EDEN ROC AT CAP CANA LAUNCHES SUSTAINABLE MENU TO CELEBRATE WORLD OCEANS DAY

Eden Roc at Cap Cana Launches Sustainable Menu to Celebrate World Oceans Day, Luxury Relais & Châteaux property debuts exquisite five-course fish dinner JUNE 2018: To celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June, Eden Roc at Cap Cana will celebrate UN-recognized World Oceans Day and join the Relais & Châteaux worldwide initiative in partnership with Ethic… Continue Reading