More people have reported sightings of humpback whales off Rarotonga in recent weeks, sparking hopes that whale season will be in full swing just in time for the peak tourist season.
The Ministry of Marine Resources has confirmed an environmental group’s suspicions that there are more companies involved in purse seine fishing in the Cook Islands than the government has so far let on.
Te Ipukarea Society is encouraging the Cook Islands to join in Plastic Free July, an international campaign encouraging people to say ‘no’ to plastic bags, food packaging, and takeaway containers.
THE NATIONAL Invasive Species Strategy Action Plan (NISSAP) will be unveiled during the National Invasive Species workshop at the New Hope Church in Avarua today.
Fisheries leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) 11th Ministerial meeting opening sessions in Tuvalu yesterday observed a short silence to honour their former colleague and global oceans champion, Foua Toloa.