Environment

Today is Earth Day, and we thought it would be good idea to make people aware of something they can do here in the Cook Islands to help our Mother Earth .

Do your bit to protect our paradise

Wednesday April 19, 2017

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with conservation and environmental matters of interest to the Cook Islands. This column was scheduled to appear in Saturday’s paper but had to be dropped for space reasons. It will appear as usual in this Saturday’s CI News.

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with conservation and environmental matters of interest to the Cook Islands.

A beacon of hope for humpbacks

Wednesday April 05, 2017

The Cook Islands is a beacon of hope at the “Whales in a Changing Ocean Conference”, now underway in the Kingdom of Tonga, highlighting its strong stance on raising standards on ocean stewardship and management of its natural resources.

A Ministry of Marine Resources legal officer is visiting the northern Cook Islands to explore with fishing associations, fisheries officers and island communities, areas of importance they believe should be included in the Marine Resources Sector Plan that is currently under development.

Dumped in spite of hard work

Sunday April 02, 2017

They worked hard and by all accounts they did a good job, but the Aitutaki Power Station Authority Board still got dumped.

This weekly column is supplied by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with conservation and environmental issues of concern to the Cook Islands. Today’s column is from a member of the Te Ipukarea Society Youth Task Force

Crunch time for Marae Moana

Monday March 13, 2017

SCREENED NOSE: This weekly column is provided by Te Ipukarea Society. It deals with environmental and conservation issues of interest to the Cook Islands.

Fishermen rescue tangled turtle

Monday March 13, 2017

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) has commended two fishermen for rescuing a turtle and removing the rope and float in which it was tangled.

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