Environment

Impressions of a TIS intern

Saturday August 06, 2016

HOW DOES climate change affect the Cook Islands?

Mana Tiaki programme underway

Saturday July 30, 2016

EARLIER this month, Te Ipukarea Society staff and executive committee hosted the Mana Tiaki – ‘Protect a Little Paradise’ official launch night at The Islander in Nikao.

Recycling is not very feasible here as we don't have recycling machinery, and there is barely any space for landfills to store general rubbish. It is also very expensive to send our recyclables back to where they came from.

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.

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.

Boost for organic farming

Tuesday June 14, 2016

A COMMITTEE formed to oversee the activities of organic farmers on Rarotonga held its first meeting two weeks ago.

Algae removal project in limbo

Wednesday June 08, 2016

THE BID to scrap algae from the weed-infested Muri lagoon using an excavator is in limbo.

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 focus on environmental education for youth

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