A major step forward in reducing food loss and waste is critical to achieve the SDGs

FAO report provides new estimates of food loss from post-harvest up to retail to help identify appropriate measures for an effective reduction  Rome, ITALY – October 15, 2019: 2.45pm (FAO): A new FAO report launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation provides insights into how much food is lost – as well as where Read More …

Tonga’s mangroves to be classed and managed

Nuku’alofa – October 16, 2019: 11.15am (Enviro News): Tonga’s mangroves will be the focus of a workshop that is being planned for Nuku’alofa next week. Organised by the Department of Environment, under the Ministry of MEIDECC, the workshop aims to help conduct the ecosystem risk assessment of Tonga’s Mangrove Ecosystem and develop a monitoring system. Read More …

Parvati.org Leads “Why MAPS” Campaign For The Sake of Our World

Nuku’alofa – September 10, 2019: 4.15pm (Enviro News): Saving the Artic Ocean is a must if we are to save our ocean and its resources, an all-volunteer international non-profit organization has stated. Parvati.org has launched its most recent online viral campaign in support of MAPS, the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary. The organisation said MAPS is Read More …

Tonga reports on Biodiversity work

Nuku’alofa – September 9, 2019: 2.30pm (Enviro News): Tonga attended the ‘GLOBAL CONSULTATION ON THE POST-2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK IN RELATION TO ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING AND THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL’ in Nairobi, Kenya at the end of August. Tonga was represented at this meeting by Mrs Ta’hirih Fifita Hokafonu, the Principal Assistant Secretary, Principal Biodiversity Officer, and Read More …