Monday, October 23, 2017

Environment

South Pacific: Conservancy Seeks Filmmaker for Dream Tropical Island Job

Prominent NGO BirdLife International has put out a call for a talented filmmaker to travel to a remote South Pacific atoll for a month-long conservation expedition.

(Beach Hut on Anchorage Island)

Combining an exciting adventure with the opportunity to film some of nature’s most stunning scenery, it’s difficult to imagine …Read More: South Pacific: Conservancy Seeks Filmmaker for Dream Tropical Island Job

Island Issues

South Pacific: Islanders Await Hillary Clinton at Pacific Islands Forum

The government of the tiny Cook Islands is busy preparing for an unusually high-ranking guest at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum – including having to borrow SUVs from residents.

(Rarotonga image from cookislands.org.uk)

With 15 diverse member states scattered over the vast South Pacific, the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) always …Read More: South Pacific: Islanders Await Hillary Clinton at Pacific Islands Forum

Environment

South Pacific: Cook Islands Going 100% Green by 2020

Threatened by the prospect of destructive climate change, a tiny island nation has decided to set a 100% eco-friendly example for the rest of the world to follow.

(Image from Wikipedia)

Sixteen small islands compose the remote Cook Islands, but the main island of Rarotonga – …Read More: South Pacific: Cook Islands Going 100% Green by 2020