The Ministry of Marine Resources’ science team has been conducting field work this month as part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai project investigating the prolific seaweed growth in Muri Lagoon.
It only took a few days for Nikao beach to once again become littered with rubbish after a concerted cleanup effort by Air New Zealand staff and their families and friends last weekend.
Representatives from United States-based company Ocean Minerals LLC (OML), which has an option on exploring the possibility of seabed mining in Cook Islands waters, are to visit Rarotonga next month.
A keyhole garden is a low cost home garden that is not only fun to make but very effective in producing a variety of yummy and nutritious vegetables.
Thursday night saw the screening of the impactful documentary A Plastic Ocean, which gave a glimpse into the damage that plastic is doing to the environment.
Rarotonga power authority Te Aponga Uira (TAU) has engaged a joint team from the University of Auckland (UOA) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to undertake a comprehensive study into the development of a future charging network to support electric vehicles (EVs) on Rarotonga.
An environmental sociology lecturer from New Zealand will be on Rarotonga later this month to conduct research on the environmental views and values of tourists in the Cook Islands.