What do people think about protecting and restoring New Zealand’s biodiversity? To find out, we invited New Zealanders to engage with each other on this topic as citizens using Scoop’s public engagement platform, HiveMind.
Pamphlets and pop-up ads are so last year. Augmented reality is creating unique new opportunities to raise awareness and reach audiences. It works by stacking elements of virtual reality onto real life and allows people to experience environmental issues like never before.
Two-thirds of Americans believe climate change is either a crisis or a serious problem, with a majority wanting immediate action to address global heating and its damaging consequences, major new polling has found.
A study in Germany suggests that people have reasonably good grasp of the science surrounding climate change, but occasionally overestimate their understanding...Respondents in survey couldn’t always tell climate facts from falsehoods — even when they were sure they were right.
A quarter honoring the National Park of American Samoa is part of the federal “America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Coin Act of 2008” which honors national parks across the US. According to the US Mint, the designer is Richard Masters while the sculptor-engraver is Phebe Hemphill. “Mr.
Samoa's campaign to save its national bird, the manumea, was jointly launched on the weekend by New Zealand's Prime Minister. Link to full article below
You don't have to be a competitive athlete at the Samoa 2019 Pacific games to win a prize! People who show the best environmentally friendly attitude, supporting a beautiful and plastic free Samoa, can go into a draw to receive prizes. Click on the link below for further details.
Lecomte, from France, will set off from Hawaii on Thursday, local time, to swim 555 kilometres through an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to California. Click on the link below to read the full article.
On 8 June this year, World Oceans Day, five new factsheets are launched as part of the Oceans Toolkit for Pacific Media which was launched during World Oceans Day in 2018. These new factsheets span information on ocean acidification, tides, Pacific Ocean.