Readiness Programme to encourage Tonga’s Private Sector to integrate climate change into their current working environment and in the future.
The Financing Pathways Report will help to fund the reduction of Tonga’s greenhouse gas emissions as well as adapt and reduce the impacts of climate change- MEIDECC CEO
During the recent Pacific Blue Line webinar, Tonga civil society opposed deep sea mining.
Tonga’s Marine Atlas launched to celebrate achievements towards developing Tonga’s Ocean Plan after the country achieves 30 percent Marine Protected Area target
Tonga sets sail on a critical ocean plan in the face of losing marine resources
COVID crisis creates a new wave of self-reliance for Tonga.
A moratorium has been in force since 2015 to enable the replenishing of sea cucumber
Tonga is looking at phasing out single-use plastics such as shopping bags, cutlery, straws and more starting next year, confirmed Director of Environment, Lupe Matoto. Lupe told a regional conference last week that in September last year, Cabinet started the process to ban single-use plastics. Work is currently underway with the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance, […]
A large fruit-eating bird from Tonga joins the dodo in the lineup of giant island pigeons hunted to extinction. Fossils show that Tongoenas burleyi, a newly described genus and species, inhabited the Pacific islands for at least 60,000 years, but vanished within a century or two of human arrival around 2,850 years ago. Unlike the […]
Tonga needs more than US$600 million to adapt to rising seas and more frequent cyclones, with the capital Nuku’alofa considered particularly vulnerable. An assessment was recently carried by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF said Tonga was one of the most exposed countries to natural disasters, which are forecast to get worse. The report […]