Environment media officer picked for Japan Fellowship

2019 APIC Japan Journalism Fellows Announced Tokyo, Japan – June 20, 2019: 1.45pm (APIC/Enviro News): Tonga’s Department of Environment’s Communication and Information Officer Iliesa Tora is among four senior journalists from the Caribbean and Pacific and two students from Tokyo-area universities selected as APIC Japan Journalism Fellows for 2019. The Association for Promotion of International Read More …

Taking the fight to the frontline: Island states unite to end pollution

Washington, USA – June 20, 2019: 11.10am (GEF): Twenty-seven Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have come together in a bid to manage and eliminate toxic chemicals and waste in some of the world’s most vulnerable ecosystems under a new initiative announced last week in Washington DC. Backed by US$61 million in funding from the Global Read More …

Education Minister pay tribute to students and groups

Nuku’alofa – June 7, 2019: 6pm (Enviro News): Students and community groups were praised by the Minister of Education and Training, Hon Penisimani Fifita, while presenting awards at the end of the 2019 Environment Week earlier this afternoon. Speaking at the King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV Domestic Wharf Terminal in Ma’ufanga, Hon Penisimani said the efforts Read More …