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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2nd Pacific Islands Environment Leadership Awards (PIELA). The PIELA commemorates the outstanding contribution of individuals, communities, NGOs, provate enterprise and countries towards achieving an...
A single use plastic ban and importation levy comes into force in Tuvalu from the beginning of August to help deal with waste in the small remote islands. Link to full article below. 
A gradual restriction on the use of plastics starts in New Caledonia today. Per capita New Caledonians have reportedly used more than 200 plastic bags each year. Link to the full article below.
Samoa is investing heavily to avoid the use of single-use plastics at the Pacific Games which starts this weekend.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
No-one has lived on Henderson Island since the 15th century, but it has the highest density of plastic debris recorded anywhere in the world. Every day 3500 pieces of plastic trash wash up on its pink-tinged coral shores, bobbing on the ocean before...
Microplastics are in our salt, our food, and in us. The Pacific Ocean garbage patch is over twice the size of Texas and eight million metric tons of plastics enter our ocean daily. Click on the link to read the full article. 
Every year, 8 million tons of plastic flow into the ocean and break down into microplastics. Because many organisms eat them, microplastics have the potential to crash marine ecosystems and leach poisons into our seafood. Click on the link below to...
With Australia facing a knife-edge federal poll on May 18, plastic pollution has become an election issue...The Australian Marine Conservation Society is urging voters to consider environmental issues during coming elections. Click on the link below...
Ra’ui; it is simply the prohibition of certain activities, in certain areas to allow those areas to find balance and replenish themselves again. We have used this traditional tool when we needed to replenish food and fish stocks and to allow balance...
Earth Day is an important reminder of the need for a sustainable future and encourages people to show appreciation to the planet by making an effort to protect the environment and the ecosystems within it. Here are a few ways the travel industry is...