NUKU’ALOFA – September 4, 2018: 3.42pm (Enviro News): A two-day Consultants Training is being conducted in Nuku’alofa this week to prepare for the planned Outer Islands Awareness Consultation campaign to be conducted by the Department of Environment.
NUKU’ALOFA – August 29, 2018: 10.15am (Enviro News): Tonga is now working on ratifying and implementing the Minimata Convention on Mercury.
NUKU’ALOFA – August 24, 2018: 1.30pm (Enviro News): The second State of Environment report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), was today presented to the Chief Executive Officer Mr Paula Ma’u here at the Department of Environment’s conference room in Nuku’alofa this morning.
SUVA, Fiji – August 23, 2018: 1pm (PIDF Media): The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) congratulates the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) for the recently held 2nd Clean Pacific Roundtable and acknowledges the coordinated efforts from Governments, Private sector, Civil Society Organisations and regional organisations for a pollution free Pacific but emphasises Read More …
NUKU’ALOFA – August 23, 2018: 9.50am (Enviro News): Tonga’s Senior Environmentalist at the Department of Environment here in Nuku’alofa, Mr Filimone Lapao’o was Tonga’s rep to the Second Clean Pacific Roundtable meeting in Suva, Fiji this week.
Nuku’alofa – August 22, 2018: 3.30pm (Enviro News): Staff of the Department of Environment here in Nuku’alofa joined the Climate Day Exhibition 2018 at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall on Friday, August 17.
BONN (Germany)/SEOUL (South Korea) – August 13, 2018: 2.05pm (CLIMATE HOME): The future of the UN’s major climate fund hangs in the balance, with a looming cash shortfall and a boardroom locked in conflict.
NUKU’ALOFA – July 31, 2018: 4.05pm (Enviro News): Tonga has been involved in a workshops discussing the Nagoya Protocol in Nadi, Fiji in the last weeks.
NUKU’ALOFA – July 18, 2018: 12.20pm (Enviro News): Three communities in the Western Division of Tongatapu will receive assistance on mangrove planting along their waterfront soon, thanks to funding received through ‘The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ.
FAO publishes new State of the World’s Forests report ROME, Italy – July 9, 2018: 2.15pm (FAO): Time is running out for the world’s forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.