Environment

Sad call to shut down

Tuesday September 01, 2020

It was an emotional day for the Marine Centre’s owner, as she released her last fish back into the wild yesterday, and closed the doors indefinitely. 

Keep the fishing boats afloat

Monday August 31, 2020

Fishing companies and government officials are searching for ways to stop the country’s fishing income plummeting just like the tourism revenues. 

Study into wastewater

Monday August 31, 2020

Infrastructure Cook Islands is conducting a coastal investigation off Avana and Muri.

Moray vs pufferfish

Monday August 31, 2020

Pufferfish and most others in their family are extremely poisonous, thanks to the tetrodotoxin in their livers and other organs.

OPINION: Without more environmental data, deep sea mining activities could cause damage that an already over-stressed ocean cannot recover from.

Locals propose a leafy green walk that would save their 60-year-old toa trees. 

A group of concerned citizens are lobbying Government to include a ban on the toxic herbicide Paraquat in proposed legislation that aims to overhaul the agricultural sector. 

Children at Takitimu School sent a strong message to Infrastructure Cook Islands about protecting the 30 toa trees outside their school, ahead of last night’s public meeting.

Is it just us?  Or are there more stray cats out and about lately? 

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