March 29, 2019
Sustainable Tourism Course for Small Island Policy-Makers

Sustainable Tourism Course for Small Island Policy-Makers

Are you a policy-maker or destination manager in a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) interested in learning more about sustainable tourism management?
March 14, 2019
Rainwater harvesting project carried out in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Fiji in Yacata Island [Photo: New Zealand High Commission, Suva, Fiji/Facebook]

NZ High Commissioner officially opens Rain Water Harvesting System Project and Village Cooperative Store

It was a historic moment for the People of Yacata Island when the New Zealand High Commissioner Jonathan Curr visited their village yesterday to officially open the Rain Water Harvesting System Project and the Village Cooperative Store.
February 27, 2019
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Addressing the plastic problem through innovative partnerships

The health of our oceans is under threat from the effects of climate change, overfishing and pollution- specifically plastic pollution.
February 15, 2019
Talanoa: AgriTourism Experiences In The Pacific Islands

Invitation to join the Agritourism Experiences Talanoa 27-28 February 2019, Nadi Fiji

The Pacific Agribusiness Research in Development Initiative (PARDI2) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), alongside the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) and the Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network (PIFON), invite you to attend an AgriTourism Experiences Talanoa.
February 7, 2019
Samoa Joins The Fight Against Plastic Pollution

Samoa Joins The Fight Against Plastic Pollution

Samoa has become the latest Pacific island country to enforce a ban on single-use plastics in a bid to address the growing issue of plastic pollution.
February 4, 2019
Awareness raising materials at the luncheon event for delegates to the Pacific Judicial Conference. Photo Credit: SPREP

Awareness Raising Event on Emerging Environmental Issues Targeting Pacific Judges

As new technologies create a growing demand for metals and minerals, mining companies and governments are demonstrating a growing interest in exploring the potential commercial benefits arising from seabed resources such as seafloor massive sulphides, manganese nodules and cobalt-rich crusts.
January 17, 2019
PHOTO: Coral raised in nurseries is eventually transplanted into the ocean. (Supplied: Corals for Conservation)

Fiji turning to coral gardening to save its lucrative South Pacific reefs from bleaching

Tourism is the backbone of Fiji's economy but it's under threat; the Pacific island paradise and many of the vibrant coral reefs that hundreds of tourists, particularly Australians, come to see have been killed off in mass coral bleaching events.
December 4, 2018
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Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide Launched

The New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) has collaborated with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Australian Cruise Association (ACA) to release the first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide in the region.
November 15, 2018
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Conference focuses on plastics

Research shows that if nothing changes, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050.
October 12, 2018
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Sustainable tourism on a little coral cay

In the deep blue Fijian waters of the Lomaiviti archipelago, there sits the coral cay that is Leleuvia Island Resort, a 68,000 square metre islet that is adopting and implementing sustainable tourism practices because they understand that acting locally impacts globally.
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