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Indonesia to receive $56m payment from Norway for reducing deforestation

Indonesia is set to receive $56 million from Norway as the result of the Southeast Asian country’s efforts to preserve its vast tropical rainforests t...

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Turtle Beach at Midway Atoll

Fishery managers seek to open Pacific monuments to fishing

The request could inhibit protections in areas set aside, in part, for dwindling fish populations to recover. MANAGERS OF THE American fisheries oper...

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Global Island Partnership has launched a virtual communication platform for islands on COVID-19.

The Global Island Partnership, along with our member Hawaii Green Growth, last year launched a new island network focussed on SDG implementation. This...

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RESPONSIBLE ISLAND' PRIZE

‘Responsible Island’ prize

On 7 May the European Commission launched the second edition of RESponsible island prize competition, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU’s resear...

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Coronavirus EU coordinates assistance to alleviate medical stock shortages on Dutch Caribbean islands

Coronavirus: EU coordinates assistance to alleviate medical stock shortages on Dutch Caribbean islands

The EU’s Emergency Response Coordination Centre coordinated the delivery of medical stock sent by the Netherlands via the EU’s Civil Protection Mechan...

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Now you can remote control people in the Faroe Islands

Now you can remote control people in the Faroe Islands

(CNN) — Amid the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, tourist attractions around the world have closed their doors and moved things online, providing virtual ...

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Should We Sacrifice Innovative Financing for the Blue Economy during the Global Pandemic

Should We Sacrifice Innovative Financing for the Blue Economy during the Global Pandemic? – the next call for Seychelles

Tourism is at the helm of the economic development in Seychelles and plays an important role in the conservation of the natural heritage of the countr...

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Bornholm winner of the EU RESponsible Island Prize funded by Horizon 2020

Bornholm winner of the EU RESponsible Island Prize funded by Horizon 2020

Three islands receive EU Prize for innovative renewable energy solutions The Danish island of Bornholm is the first ever winner of the EU RESponsible ...

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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Corsica is deploying exceptional measures

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Corsica is deploying exceptional measures

Affected by the COVID-19 crisis at the beginning of March like the entire French territory, Corsica, the Region chairing the Islands Commission Presid...

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Effective Management of Medical Waste Essential During Pandemic

Effective Management Of Medical Waste Essential During Pandemic -Pacific Regional Environment Programme takes action

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, countries are now facing another challenge as a result: how to manage medical waste safe...

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