Archive for author: Gabriel Bordini


Renewables begin to light the Galapagos Islands

One of the habitats where the marine fauna has made its refuge for millions of years is set to to be illuminated with clean energy in a perfect combin...

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Male Port Capital Island Building Maldives City

How the Maldives take on the challenge of water shortages

The Maldives, which consists of 26 atolls southwest of Sri Lanka, is the lowest country in the world and its 1,192 islands are composed mainly of cora...

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‘Blue’ finance flows in the Seychelles

The Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, is rich in biodiversity. However, years of over-fishing and the impact of climate c...

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Faroe Islands will repeat project to close for maintenance, open for “voluntourism”

The Faroe Islands, a group of autonomous islands located between Iceland and Norway and under the jurisdiction of Denmark, have come up with an innova...

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Balearic Islands declares climate emergency and pledges wide-ranging action

The regional government of the Balearic Islands, known as the Consell de Govern, in November approved a declaration of climate emergency and pledged t...

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Greening the Islands partner of Energy Storage on Islands Workshop of EASE

Islands face unique challenges in terms of ensuring a secure and cost-effective energy supply. Many islands have been early adopters of renewables and...

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Greening the Islands Conference in Palermo

Global Index measures progress of islands towards a sustainable future

Greening the Islands show the results of a test on two islands of new measurement system of environmental health. Greening the Islands Awards recogniz...

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Grótta Island Lighthouse, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland (by Willian Justen de Vasconcellos)

Greening the Islands Observatory picks lighthouse islands for analysis and sets 2019 activities

Greening the Islands Observatory is a “think-tank” launched in Menorca during the 5th edition of the international Greening the Islands co...

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Mogmog, Ulithi Atoll -- Children run around with smiles on their faces as a bundle is carried through their village during Operation Christmas Drop at Mogmog, Ulithi Atoll, Dec. 9, 2014. Toys are a rarity on the islands, OCD being one of the few opportunities for children to receive a recreational gift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez/Released)

A new tool to assess and rank the environmental sustainability of islands

The Greening the Islands Observatory Global Index is an innovative new tool to measure and compare the efforts of islands around the world on sustaina...

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Delibera Arera Isole Minori

Italian Energy Authority sets incentives for small, non-interconnected islands

The Italian Energy Authority (Arera) has published a new set of incentive tariffs under Resolution 558/2018/R/efr – “Definition of the rem...

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