Nuku’alofa – June 5, 2019: 9.20am (Enviro News): Students from Tupou College and Takuilau College here on Tongatapu planted new mangrove seedlings in ‘Ahau, Hihifo yesterday to mark Environment Day. Around 20 students turned up for the field trip organised by the Department of Environment as part of the 2019 World Environment Week. Their trip Read More …
Nuku’alofa – May 24, 2019: 3pm (UNEP Media): The United Nations celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity by examining the fundamental role of nature in ensuring human health and good nutrition. “Biodiversity is the food we eat, the water we drink, and it is also the air we breathe. More than that, biodiversity is Read More …
NUKU’ALOFA – November 23, 2018: 12.35pm (ENVIRO NEWS): Tonga is represented at the United Nations (UN) Biodiversity Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, which started on November 13.
Nuku’alofa – November 9, 2018: 2.05pm (Enviro News): Tonga is working on having in place a National Mangroves Management Plan.
NEIAFU, Vava’u – November 9, 2018: 1.55pm (Enviro News): The people of Vava’u have given the proposed Marine Spatial Plan their overwhelming support.
PANGAI, Ha’apai – October 18, 2018: 10.45am (Enviro News): Tonga Oceans 7 Marine Spatial Planning team is excited with the general support and feedback from members of the different communities they consulted with in Ha’apai in the past two weeks.
NEIAFU, Vava’u – October 18, 2018: 9.50am (Enviro News): The Minister for MEIDECC, Hon Poasi Tei, will join the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) consultation team here in Neiafu today.
APIA, Samoa – September 26, 2018: 9.30am (Enviro News): In preparation for the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), a preparatory meeting was conducted this week for the Pacific Islands Region over three days from September 24 to today here in Apia.
NADI, Fiji – September 13, 2018: 9.28am (IUCN): With the aim to increase understanding key aspects of marine spatial planning (MSP) in the Pacific region, more than eighty participants from governments, NGO stakeholders and partners gathered in Nadi, Fiji on 11 September, 2018 for the Pacific Regional Peer-to-Peer Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning.
NADI, Fiji – September 11, 2018: 3pm (Enviro News): Tonga is being represented at the ‘Regional Technical, Peer-to-peer, Marine Spatial Planning Learning Workshop’ in Nadi, Fiji this week.