Environment

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

Plastic waste a growing problem

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Cook Islands “plastic problem” is getting worse, says Water, Waste, And Sanitation (WATSAN) director Jaime Short.

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

Earth blamed for power cut

Tuesday September 05, 2017

An hour-long power shortage that affected parts of the island on Saturday evening is thought to have been caused by earth movement.

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Working to save endangered bird

Monday September 04, 2017

It is that time of the year again where the Department of Conservation (DoC) team from New Zealand conducts an annual kakerori banding exercise within the Takitumu Conservation Area (TCA).

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

Get recycling with a worm farm

Monday August 21, 2017

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

Te Ipukarea Society Project Officer, Liam Kokaua, was fortunate to be able to participate in scientific research of the East Australian humpback whale populations in the Great Barrier Reef two weeks ago. Here is a summary of his experience

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