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INSULEUR and European Commission select GTI as sustainability expert for tourism SMEs

We are thrilled to announce that Greening The Islands has been chosen as a ‘Sustainability expert’ for the I-STARS project. This exciting ...

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Gianni Chianetta to become full-time Chair of Greening the Islands Foundation after ending a successful mandate as Global Solar Council CEO

Greening the Islands is excited to share that its founder Gianni Chianetta will be taking on the role of GTI Foundation Chair in a full-time position....

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Lily Teafa works on climate change initiatives in Tuvalu. ‘Now we’re afraid of the future.’ Photograph: Kalolaine Fainu/The Guardian

Facing extinction, Tuvalu considers the digital clone of a country

As the climate emergency threatens its existence, the tiny Pacific nation is not only trying to reclaim physical land but create a ‘twin’ to survive i...

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People fish as the sun sets in Toguru, Fiji. Fishing communities across the Pacific have expressed concern over Japan’s plan to release treated wastewater from the Fukushima plant. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

We depend on our beautiful reefs’: Fukushima water release plan sparks concern across Pacific

Some fishers say they lack information and worry about Japan’s plan to discharge treated wastewater into the sea.  Every day fisher Charlie Maleb ta...

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Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says rich nations must help developing countries pay for impacts of climate change

Barbados PM fights for shake-up of global climate finance

World leaders meeting in Paris on Thursday could give poorer countries access to hundreds of billions of dollars to tackle climate change. Mia Mott...

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Investment flows to small island states grew by 39% in 2022

The top five recipients accounted for 85% of foreign direct investment flows to small island developing states. Geneva, Switzerland, 5 July 2023 For...

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The GTI Observatory launches new committee focused on the islands’ private sector, green economy and local jobs

Representatives of business associations from Canary Islands, Philippines, Aeolian islands, and Mauritius join the Island Companies Committee’s Adviso...

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‘A win of epic proportions’: World’s highest court can set out countries’ climate obligations after Vanuatu secures historic UN vote

Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday won a historic vote at the United Nations that calls on the world’s highest court to establish for the f...

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Greek Island of Halki Now Self-Sufficient on Energy

“As Pacific leaders shoulder the burden of climate leadership,” this call “is a reminder that despite the doom and gloom, another wo...

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Six Island Nations Commit to ‘Fossil Fuel-Free Pacific,’ Demand Global Just Transition

“As Pacific leaders shoulder the burden of climate leadership,” this call “is a reminder that despite the doom and gloom, another wo...

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