Marae Moana Establishment Trust responds to Ministry of Marine Resources publicity over fishing buffer zonesMonday January 23, 2017
THE SIZE of marine protected areas or “fishing exclusion zones” around islands is the final decision to be confirmed by Cabinet before Marae Moana, the Cook Islands Marine Park is legally designated.
An INVESTIGATION into alternative methods of rubbish disposal has concluded that a landfill remains the most viable option for waste disposal in Rarotonga.
Te IPUKAREA Society director Kelvin Passfield says the Ministry of Marine Resources’ negative reaction to an online tracking map of longline fishing vessels “is a very one-sided opinion”.
Scientific data is pointing to ground water nutrient discharge being responsible for 81 per cent of Disolved Inorganic Nitrogen (DIN) in Muri Lagoon.
TE IPUKAREA Society Project Officer Liam Kokaua visited the Cook Islands General Transport (CIGT) Recycle Centre this week to see the work they are doing to reduce the amount of rubbish going into our Rarotonga landfill.