Environment

Cooks at risk from disasters

Monday November 11, 2019

Cook Islands ranks among the world’s worst affected in terms of casualties and people impacted by disasters, the European Commission says. It names Cook Islands as one of the badly-affected Pacific nations.

There is a growing demand from consumers in the Cook Islands for businesses to be more environmentally friendly. 

Where do the turtles come from?

Saturday November 09, 2019

Drive for new research to better understand endangered sea turtles, reports Anneka Brown.

The new industrial glass crusher was damaged in its first run thanks to negligence at a Rarotonga resort.

Getting ready for climate crisis

Thursday November 07, 2019

Cook Islands has been granted $1.6 million to expand ongoing work on climate change related projects and programmes.

As a way of ensuring that Cook Islands border is protected, outer island agriculture officers are undergoing a special training to be part of the biosecurity team.

Dialogue on sustainable oceans

Monday November 04, 2019

A discussion on Cook Islands approaches to international engagement to secure sustainable oceans will be held today.

Henry Puna has pledged to promote the implementation of a key fishing vessel safety treaty known as the Cape Town Agreement of 2012.

Te Ipukarea Society is a not-for-profit charity that relies on public assistance. Emma Kainuku-Walsh is one of our hard-working volunteers doing environmental education, guiding cross-island walks, and helping in the Takitumu Conservation Area.

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