PIPAP Weekly Newsletter 5-06-2020

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5 June 2020

Weekly News and Related Items

National News Regional News Mixed News
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Protecting Fiji’s most important marine areas

The Government of Fiji is committed to a national network of 30% Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) by the end of 2020. With the support of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Oceania Regional Office, and other government agencies, and NGO partners, Fiji’s offshore zero draft map was officially presented to the Ministry of Fisheries on Tuesday, 2 June 2020.


Niue - Niue State Of Environment Report Endorsed By Cabinet

Niue’s State of Environment (SoE) Report, 2019 is now complete, endorsed and ready for launch…Equipped with their…

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New Caledonia - Report on New Caledonia’s coral reefs offers a glimmer of hope for the future

A new report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) provides a promising assessment of the status of…

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Vanuatu - Vanuatu World Environment Week

Next week the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation (DEPC) will be celebrating the Vanuatu National…

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New Zealand - The health of our coastal waters is in peril

The health of our coastal waters is on the rocks – can marine parks save it, or is it too little too late?..Climate change, coastal development,…

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Australia - Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine

Mining company was given permission to blast Juukan Gorge cave, which provided a 4,000-year-old genetic link to present-day traditional owners…

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