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Greening the Islands conferences to focus on making circular economy and sustainable tourism a reality on islands

Our annual gathering is only the other side of the summer holidays, which means we can preview the agenda for the 6thGreening the Islands internationa...

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Seychelles readies floating PV project and may kick off a trend in Africa

Africa’s first utility scale, private sector financed floating PV project is entering its next project phase. The plant will be in the Lagoon le Roche...

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Plain sailing… Brigantes project is ready for a return to transport of goods by sail

Our Favignana Observatory meeting was given a glimpse of what low-carbon seaborne cargo shipping might look like: the Brigantes project is ready to se...

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EU islands at the forefront of the energy transition and decarbonisation of economies

Greening the Islands and CPRM Islands Commission in collaboration with European Committee of the Regions is organising a meeting to discuss the synerg...

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GTI discusses collaboration between island governments and corporate solution providers at 3rd Clean Energy for EU Islands Forum

Last week Greening the Islands was in Stockholmand Mariehamnat the 3rdClean Energy for EU Islands. The event, organized by The Clean Energy for EU Isl...

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ADB pledges $100 million support to spur renewable energy projects on Pacific islands

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $100 million to overcome constraints to private sector investment in renewable power ...

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Greek project ready to implement water-saving initiatives on three islands

A group of Greek islands is ready to implement a European Union-funded project to improve use of water, extracting it from unconventional sources for ...

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Faroe islanders close their green islands for maintenance, welcome “voluntourists”

From 26-28 April, 100 volunteers from 25 countries were welcomed by the Faroe Islands to join forces with locals to lay the groundwork for a more sust...

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GTI Observatory member Helgoland calls for legislative changes to support its zero-emission ambition

The German island of Helgoland, after implementing various sustainable projects, is looking to take a big role in pioneering new innovative solutions ...

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Favignana to host GTI Observatory meeting to review shortlist of sustainable projects

The Greening the Islands Observatory is continuing its tour of member islands, examining the different situations and evaluating possible pathways to ...

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