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This week’s Te Ipukarea Society column was written by visiting researcher Diamir de Scally who is in the Cook Islands until the end of July.
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Source: Cook Island News
| 21-Jun-2017
Prime Minister and Incoming COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama received a donation of $2.02 million from the Indian Government in support of Fiji's Presidency of the | 21-Jun-2017
FIJIANS should be proud of their status as they are now leading the fight against climate change. | 21-Jun-2017
In the wake of President Trump's pullout from the Paris | 21-Jun-2017
The Vanuatu Government has applauded the Iririki resort in the capital Port Vila for its switch to solar power.
For two weeks now the resort has been running solely on electricity generated by a newly installed solar power plant.
| 20-Jun-2017
IT is something that was not a topic of discussion a few decades ago.
But now, it is a much talked about thing globally.
According to an international report, it is projected to destroy human and physical capital.
| 19-Jun-2017
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2017 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$4 million to support a project aimed to provide electricity access to 45,000 people across Vanuatu for the first time. | 06-Jun-2017
CANCUN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is in dire need of aid as drought pushes it closer to declaring a state of emergency and it struggles with rising seas and other effects of | 30-May-2017
Samoa is now able to access the image data from the most recent new generations of geostationary meteorological satellite as from early June 2017. | 30-May-2017
International experts, policy makers and, regional representatives (including SPREPs PI | 25-May-2017
The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) remains neutral. However, the SPREP’s ENSO Outlook status is at El Niño WATCH, meaning there is around a 50% chance of El Niño developing in 2017. | 25-May-2017
Pacific island countries unanimously expressed a strong interest in the continuation of work progressed under technical assistance provided by | 25-May-2017
SPREP was invited to participate in the 9thresearch dialogue during the international | 25-May-2017
School of International Training (SIT) student, Ms. | 25-May-2017
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, briefed the | 25-May-2017
The preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany this year are well underway and on track. | 22-May-2017
Papua New Guinea indigenous | 22-May-2017
One of the world’s smallest nations is leading the fight against the biggest global challenge of our time — climate change. | 22-May-2017
The President of the Marshall Islands has questioned Australia's standing in the Pacific over its inaction on | 22-May-2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China is ready to enhance all-round cooperation with Fiji for the benefit of the people in both countries. | 22-May-2017
India will host a meet of 14 Pacific Island countries in Fiji from May 25 with a focus on issues such as blue economy, | 17-May-2017
Learning from the experience of neighbouring countries was on the agenda at Samoa's National | 17-May-2017
The FINANCIAL -- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved on May 9 grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of | 16-May-2017