More Top Stories

National
National

Protecting whistleblowers

6 September 2022

Local

Local surfer at spot x

5 September 2022

Rugby league
Local

Vaka Training Successful

30 August 2022

Economy
Environment
Pacific Islands
Rugby league
Environment
French Polynesia
Culture
Regional
Rugby league
Local
Pacific Islands

Pacific news in brief

12 August 2022

Court
National

Competitor at heart

11 August 2022

National

Final counting underway

10 August 2022

Local

The ride of their lives

8 August 2022

Sports
Culture
Opinion

Cook Islands waste worsens in Covid-19 slowdown

Saturday 18 April 2020 | Written by Katrina Lintonbon | Published in Environment

Share

Cook Islands waste worsens in Covid-19 slowdown
The Rarotonga landfill is full and growing. GRAY CLAPHAM 19090428/29/30/31.

Overseas, the Covid-19 economic slowdown and home lockdowns have enabled the most sudden and dramatic improvement in environmental measures like air and water pollution in modern history. But not in Cook Islands.

Overseas, the Covid-19 economic slowdown and home lockdowns have enabled the most sudden and dramatic improvement in environmental measures like air and water pollution in modern history. But not in Cook Islands.


To continue reading this article and to support our journalism

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW
for as little as $11 per month.

- Up to date and breaking news
- Includes access to Premium content
- Videos and online classifieds

Already a subscriber, click here

Our people. Our news. First.