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

TIS submits tuna initiative

Saturday April 23, 2016

 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.

Machines boost taro production

Wednesday April 20, 2016

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.

Busy lead-up to school workshop

Wednesday April 20, 2016

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.

Biosecurity Services Cook Islands yesterday hosted a workshop based on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Wildlife Species (CITES) at the Agriculture office in Arorangi.

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