Revamped strategy a useful tool for conservation groups
6 December 2013 Suva Fiji - By Steve Pogonowski:- Local community organisations should use the refined Action Strategy for Nature Conservation and Protected Areas in the Pacific Islands Region 2014- 2020 to frame their conservation programs and aspirations, the review's architect said.Pacific Island country and territory representatives, non-government organisations and other a... More detail
Leadership makes the difference
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji - Ten actions from the High Level Segment of the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas were announced today as the gathering of over 750 delegates in Suva, Fiji came to a close.
The High Level Session brought together the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands Hon. Henry Puna, the Minister in Assistance to the Presiden... More detail
Communicating climate change a challenge
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji - By Josephine Navula, journalism student at FNU:- Communicating climate change and its associated issues to Tuvalu's people is challenging because of the difficulty in translating scientific terms in the native language.This was shared by Tuvalu's Biodiversity officer Ms. Tilia Tima at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Pro... More detail
SPREP and TNC sign partnership agreement
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji:- The 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas was the perfect backdrop for a signing of a partnership between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Progamme (SPREP) and The Nature Conservancy.Having worked together for over a decade on joint nature conservation efforts in the Pacific region, the signing ... More detail
Call for church leaders to embrace conservation
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji - By Priya Chand, journalism student at USP:- Church leaders must be encouraged to integrate nature conservation into their spiritual work and evangelism, said environment consultant Tusani Joe Reti.
Tusani Joe Reti - Environment Consultant
Speaking at the 9th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas in Suva Tusani Joe sa... More detail
Conserving Whales and Dolphins in the Pacific
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji - By Shahani Mala, journalism student of FNU:- An agreement has been forged to strengthen collaboration on the conservation of whales and dolphins in the Pacific region.
The MoU was signed in Suva on Thursday between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation."This agreement will str... More detail
First 'net zero' building in the Pacific
6 December 2013, Suva Fiji - By Wati Talebula, journalism student at FNU:- A new building for the American Samoa - Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) that was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in 2009 would be the first in the Pacific to receive an international eco-rating.The new building will be energy efficient and built on the same footprint as the old building.Th... More detail