Nuku’alofa – January 14, 2019: 9.05am (Enviro News): Staff of the Environment Department were advised to work diligently and enjoy their service to the community during a special ‘Meet ‘n Greet’ event at the department’s conference room on January 11. Chief Executive Officer Paula Ma’u said it was important that staff give their best while Read More …
Race for Water vessel attracts interest as they work on reducing plastic waste and recycling for energy source By ILIESA TORA NUKU’ALOFA – December 12, 2018: 12.30pm (Enviro News with additional reporting by Matangi Tonga): My first impression was this was a vessel out of the movies. Sitting at the King Tau’fa’ahau Domestic Wharf along 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.