Environment

The escalation of Operation Namu to rid the country of dengue is something we are very grateful for. The commitment shown by Te Marae Ora could mean an end to the current dengue season; reported cases are significantly down.

Women and young people must be included in farming work during the Covid-19 pandemic, officials say.

Cook Islands Library and Museum curator Jean Mason is passionate about the conservation of trees. She believes that if we can identify trees, especially tupuna trees, they can be pruned to make sure they live on for hundreds of years.

OPINION: Fertilise your organic vegetables and help clean up the coastline at the same time. 

Environmental report says Cook Islands’ drive for mining raises concerns for the Marae Moana Marine Park, for tuna fisheries, and for tourism.

Musician Kura Happ was amongst Ponu the turtle’s many supporters at the Marine and Wildlife Eco Centre on Monday to witness her flippers being tagged.

OPINION: Well it is now looking very much like we have come through the Covid-19 pandemic relatively unscathed, apart from the ongoing economic fall-out of course. 

Our dirty harbours

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Volunteers have collected nearly a quarter-tonne of garbage from Avarua harbour.

Conservation calls branch out

Tuesday May 12, 2020

There is new opposition to big, old trees being cut down or pruned so brutally that they die.

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