Use of any Styrofoam products is now prohibited in Samoa.
Flood walls in Samoa financed by the UN’s flagship climate fund are inadequate and could put people in danger, experts warn
NOAA- funded researchers found a new record size coral colony in American Samoa after the Big Momma colony.
The climate change resilient brand new Vaisigano Bridge, took seven years in the making. And under no circumstances are the bridge and all other Government initiated infrastructural projects (such as new roads, schools, water, etc) were designed to be used as a campaign strategy by Government, as a lead up to the 2021 General Elections. […]
The Samoa Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) with the support of the European Union’s Pacific-EU Waste Management Programme (PacWastePlus) have selected electronic-waste (E-waste) as their priority waste stream and are now in the final stages of the development of their in-country project and related activities to further improve on e-waste management at the […]
The United Nations-backed climate change conference (the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) in Glosgow, Scotland due to be held in November this year, has been postponed to 2021 due to uncertain times ahead amid the new coronavirus or COVID-19. The decision was taken by the COP […]
Describing climate change as one of the greatest threats to their survival, leaders of the sinking countries in the Pacific region urged the international community at the 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) to urgently act and avert climate crisis. “ We are clearly on the frontline of climate change. They are realities for countries in […]
The Government of Samoa is in the process of planning to establish a new Climate Change Ministry to deal specifically with the challenges of adapting to global warming. Discussions for the new Ministry’s creation were confirmed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) Chief Executive Officer, Ulu Bismarck Crawley, one the sidelines of […]
The Pacific region is the focus of cooperative waste management projects, including innovative recycling programmes, which are beginning to resolve long-standing waste problems in the region. This was revealed byKenichiro Koiwa of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Environmental Management Group during a presentation to journalists at the JICA Head Office in Tokyo Monday. The […]
Samoa Supreme Court Justice Vui Clarence Nelson is looking ahead to a future when climate change starts to pose legal challenges, not just environmental ones. While groups of children take entire countries to task over climate change inaction, and students are turning to the International Court of Justice over climate change and human rights, here […]