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INSULEUR’s General Assembly and Round Table

Pacific countries have fought for fund to provide assistance to poor nations hit by climate disasters for three decades INSULEUR’s General Assembly...

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Gran Canaria to host the first GTI Observatory Summit: The island meeting of public-private global leaders

8th GTI Awards, GTI Jury takes part in the Summit to award best project with new prize: promotional video Greening the Islands (GTI) is glad to ann...

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Pacific leaders celebrate Cop27 victory on loss and damage fund after decades of advocacy

Pacific countries have fought for fund to provide assistance to poor nations hit by climate disasters for three decades Pacific leaders and clima...

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COP15 ends with landmark biodiversity agreement

The United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) ended in Montreal, Canada, on 19 December 2022 with a landmark agreement to guide global action on ...

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Indonesia puts 100-island archipelago up for auction, sparking environmental concerns

Uninhabited Widi Reserve is in a marine-protected zone and being promoted as ‘one of the most intact coral atoll ecosystems left on Earth’ The develo...

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Amami Oshima: Japan’s UNESCO-listed subtropical island paradise

Amami, Japan (CNN) — Forget what you thought you knew about Japan: the frantic neon cities, speeding bullet trains, silent temples, robot restaurants ...

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GTI at COP27: The Historic Consensus on Reparations for Loss and Damage is Good News, But the Fund Must Go to SIDS With High Priority

The COP27 outcome document “Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan” includes an historic agreement to create a fund to help developing nations face the l...

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Greening the Islands keeps efforts high to help islands make good use of their resources

GTI and partners are awarded another EU Horizon tender focused on water governance GTI is glad to be part of a consortium of international organizati...

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UN Declare ‘Ocean Emergency’

Earth’s largest biosphere, oceans are vital for many reasons. They nurture 80% of life on our planet, generate 50% of the oxygen we breathe and absorb...

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To Reap Benefits of ‘Massive’ Blue Economy, Small Islands, Least Developed Coastal States Need Multidimensional Vulnerability Index That Addresses Risks

With 22,000 Tons of Fish Stolen Each Year, World Trade Organization Chief Hails Agreement on Harmful Subsidies LISBON, June 28 — An historic World Tra...

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