January 14, 2021

Climate change: Kiwi-led study finds terrifying tipping point possibly only 20 years away

When the results of his latest research into carbon emissions came in, Louis Schipper sat back in his chair and just stared.
January 12, 2021

Sustainable tourism: Why the future of travel is getting greener

It feels like a lifetime ago that locals in tourist-saturated areas complained of cramped infrastructure and unwelcome intrusion into their local culture. And when travel resumes, hopefully […]
December 30, 2020

Amid pandemic, Pacific Islands Work To Offset Food Shortages

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Coronavirus infections have barely touched many of the remote islands of the Pacific, but the pandemic’s fallout has been enormous, disrupting the […]
December 24, 2020

UN and Pacific Tourism Organisation host roundtable on sustainable tourism and COVID-19 recovery

The United Nations [UN] in partnership with the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)] Monday hosted a roundtable dedicated to the theme of ‘Restarting Sustainable Tourism in the […]
December 10, 2020

Man Buys Turtles Only to Release Them at Sea

While searching for crabs last Saturday along the Suva foreshore, Jone Tanuku and his employer Jason Yang Guangxin met a young boy who discreetly told them he had a pair of live turtles for sale.
December 7, 2020

Tourism professor Angela Fa‘anunu sees the economic slowdown as a chance to develop agritourism

Assistant Prof. Fa‘anunu challenges her students to reimagine the conventional mass tourism industry in favor of alternative, more regenerative models centered around agritourism and indigenous tourism.
December 4, 2020

Maintaining Her Father’s Legacy Through Seaweed Farming

Teue Sito started seaweed farming in 2004 when she was only 7 years old. Her father taught her the basics and over time seaweed farming has become her main source of income.
December 3, 2020

Miss Solomon Islands and Climate Action

Throughout this year and despite the challenges brought forward by the Covid 19 global pandemic, Miss Solomon Islands Gladys Habu has continued to perform her role in various ways.
December 1, 2020

Using information and culture to unite – Tokelau journalist

I was working as a bulk-store assistant in early-2018 when an old friend told me about plans towards a community newspaper happening in the Tokelau Media […]
December 1, 2020

GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard is a GSTC-Recognized Standard

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announce that the GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard (version 2) for Lodging and Tour Operators has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status.  GreenStep’s Sustainable Tourism standard […]
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