PIPAP Weekly Newsletter 10-07-2020

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10 July 2020

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Latest U.N. sustainability goals pose more harm than good for environment, scientists warn

A team of scientists has warned that the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), designed to bring together environmental protection and socioeconomic development, are failing to protect biodiversity…


Fiji - Serious concerns raised as research shows microplastic in fish and other seafood sources in Fiji

Suva has become one of the main hot spots for marine pollution in terms of the amount of microplastic in our waters, and researchers have now…

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New Zealand - Wai-iti Reserve near Nelson to be New Zealand’s first Dark Sky Park

The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) has recently accredited Wai-iti Recreation Reserve and Tunnicliff Forest with the status…

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Samoa - Conservation Society calls for invasive species alert

The Samoa Conservation Society (S.C.S.) has called for more awareness on invasive species which could threaten the country’s endemic…

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Australia - Australia’s register of threatened species critical habitat not updated in 15 years

Australia has not updated a register of habitat critical for the protection of threatened species for 15 years, prompting experts to call for it to be…

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Papua New Guinea - CEPA Assures Saonu of Mine Environment Study Reviews

Morobe is urging the national government to adequately address environmental concerns raised by landowners of impacted communities…

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