The MINISTER for National Environment Services (NES) Kiriau Turepu has acknowledged the high level of support and the large number of participants at a workshop for the Development of Cook Islands 5th National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity and National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for 2016-2025.
EXPERTS from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will be in the Cook Islands this August to discuss alternatives for the controversial weedkiller paraquat.
Te Ipukarea Society has submitted an initiative calling for a more robust sustainable tuna fisheries policy in the Pacific to the Forum Secretariat, as a part of their Framework for Pacific Regionalism.
Ikurangi Eco Retreat is leading the way in sustainability with its use of modern composting toilets created by Australian company, Nature Loo.
The Ministry of Agriculture Cook Islands is keeping a close eye on the use of Chinese-donated agricultural machinery that was distributed around the Pa Enua last year.
Students from five of the southern group islands are on Rarotonga for a week-long workshop coordinated by the National Environment Service (NES) Ridge-to-Reef project and the Resilience of Island Communities to Climate Change (SRICC) project.