The collapse of a deep-sea mining project in Papua New Guinea is propelling a regional conversation about a 10-year moratorium on mining, proposed at the Pacific Islands Forum last month.

Purse seine fishing under review

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Cook Islands Government and the European Union are conducting a review of the purse seining fisheries agreement, due to be renewed this year.

Sea and Earth Advocate (SEA) Camp

Saturday September 14, 2019

Last month Te Ipukarea Society hosted a two-day Sea and Earth Advocate (SEA) Camp focused on inspiring more young people to consider a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Cooks clean-up

Saturday September 14, 2019

Hundreds of locals, tourists and even visiting footballers joined together to Clean Up the Cook Islands yesterday.

Some companies and government agencies gave their staff time of work to help with the clean-up.

Environment Service senior officer Moana Tetauru said if past years were an indicator, the clean-up could have gathered up as much as five tonnes of garbage.

Big vessels ‘steal’ fish from Cooks

Saturday September 14, 2019

The Cook Islands have been called on to help reform Pacific trans-shipment problems and illicit fishing in our ocean.

Operation to clean up coast

Friday September 13, 2019

Beaches and waterways will be under attack today from an army of volunteer environmentalists.

Little Ponu will grow to 150kg

Tuesday September 10, 2019

They say, if you love something, set it free. But it’s not so simple for a turtle reared in captivity indoors.

Coastal walls to prevent erosion

Wednesday September 04, 2019

Road workers are shoring up the coastal road in Vaimaanga to prevent it eroding into the sea.

Cook Islands’ renowned whale expert Nan Hauser is calling for greater awareness around whale protection in the hope of developing legal protections.

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