Samoa local fishing industry told to match competitors

Apia, SAMOA – August 12, 2019: 3.45pm (SAMOA OBSERVER): Local fishing operators should to invest in bigger fishing boats to maintain and increase the economic benefits of Samoa’s fishery resources, the Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has said. Ulu Bismarck Crawley said fisheries remain one of Samoa’s main Read More …

Japan and UN Environment announce new efforts to prevent mercury tragedy

Bangkok, THAILAND: July 10, 2019 – 9.25AM (UNEP): Japan’s Ministry of the Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme today announced a new project to protect the environment and human health from adverse impacts of mercury. Up to $3 million will be allotted to the project, which will help establish a regional mercury monitoring laboratory Read More …

TONGA’S SIALE IS PIANGO NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nuku’alofa – July 2, 2019: 11.05am (Enviro News/PIANGO): Tonga’s Emeline Siale Ilolahia has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO). Ms. Ilolahia was formerly Executive Director of the Civil Society Organisation Forum of Tonga (CSFOT) and a key player in partnering with the Department of Environment. A Read More …