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Greek island of Tilos is the world’s greatest recycler

The Greek island of Tilos “is the island with the greatest rate of recycling globally, and this fills us with hope,” Environment & Energy Minister...

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Water and sanitation in the Pacific continue to be dire

There’s concern that addressing water and sanitation challenges in the Pacific has become an afterthought for regional politicians and internati...

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The 'HotRot' composting system turns organic waste into nutrient-rich compost that’s sold back to the community or used in Council parks and gardens.

How Norfolk Island is solving its waste dilemma

Being located on a tiny parcel of land some 1,600 km from the Australian mainland doesn’t make life easy for a council trying to deal with waste manag...

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Despite commitments made to ‘phase down’ coal at Cop26, the war in Ukraine has spurred some countries to consider a return to the fossil fuel. Photograph: Charlie Riedel/AP

‘Cash, coal, cars and trees’: what progress has been made since Cop26?

Six months on, the war in Ukraine and ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have derailed some changes agreed on in Glasgow In the run-up to Cop26, the UK gov...

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Grants to support the creation of geoparks in Small Island Developing States

UNESCO and the Global Geoparks Network (GGN) have launched a joint initiative to promote the Geopark concept in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)....

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You can now invest and get shares in Greening the Islands!

Join the crowdfunding campaign to support Greening the Islands’ efforts to empower islands worldwide. When investing, your capital is at risk. Over th...

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Study fully online or blended for a Master by Research or PhD in Islands and Small States Studies

As of October 2022, the Islands and Small States Institute (ISSI) at the University of Malta is offering an online/blended Master by research in Islan...

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Why the Dutch embrace floating homes

Faced with worsening floods and a shortage of housing, the Netherlands is seeing growing interest in floating homes. These floating communities are in...

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Japan’s Lucky Island Shows the Hidden Effects of Rising Sea Temperatures

Global warming is already changing Iki, the first place in Japan to declare a climate emergency, and residents face some stark choices. The clear, sp...

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Roger Léron Award 2022: Let’s celebrate Energy Efficiency Leaders

The Roger Léron Award is coming back in 2022 with a new focus: Energy Efficiency Leaders. Do you know a local/regional pioneer with a vision for h...

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