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Penrhyn planting plan helps to protect turtles

Thursday 19 October 2017 | Published in Local

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Penrhyn planting plan helps to protect turtles
A tree-planting programme on Penrhyn will help protect one of the few turtle nesting sites in the Cook Islands. 17101830

With support from the Adaptation Fund, the Cook Islands is strengthening its vulnerable coastlines on the low-lying atoll of Penrhyn to protect the community from the increased intensity and frequency of king tides, tidal surges and natural disasters due to climate change.

With support from the Adaptation Fund, the Cook Islands is strengthening its vulnerable coastlines on the low-lying atoll of Penrhyn to protect the community from the increased intensity and frequency of king tides, tidal surges and natural disasters due to climate change.


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