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MACBIO mission in Kiribati
April 9th, 2014 - The team from Marine & Coastal Biodiversity Management (MACBIO) continued their work in Kiribati last week. They were here to conduct a workshop on Economic Valuation of Natural Resources...more detail
Second round of JET training this week
March 31, 2014 - This Wednesday and Thursday the Joint Enfocement Team will be hosting further training at BTC on how to enforce environmental laws. Contact us for more information.
ECD Website Training!
March 28, 2014 - Today ECD are receiving training on how to use their website. Stay tuned for some more exiting additions to the website by staff!...More detail
Biosecurity Presentation at the ECD
February 21, 2014 - Today the ECD was fortunate to host Monica Gruber from Pacific Biodiversity. Her presentation discussed biosecurity and the effects of introduced species. This was a scoping exercise for potential funding by the NZ Aid Partnerships in Development Fund...More detail
Joint Enforcement Team (JET) Workshop
February 20, 2014 - Last week the ECD carried out a Joint Enforcement Team (JET) workshop at TUC in an effort to increase awareness and enforcement of environmental law provisions, namely those relating to waste management....More detail
New ECD Website!
February 11, 2014 – We have now updated our website here at the ECD! Please explore and be ready for more information and resources to be posted shortly.
MELAD Week 2013
December 21, 2013 – The Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD) hosted its annual MELAD Week from the 16th - 20th of December. The focus village was Teaoraereke and the theme for the week was:
‘Kiribati is our home, our responsibility, our future'.
There were a number of activities such as mangrove replanting, a clean up of Teaoraereke, provision of plants and livestock activities. Ko rabwa Teaoraereke and all those who came along to help. MELAD and the environment thank you!
MELAD at the UNFCCC COP19
November 19, 2013 – Our very own, the Honorable Minister for the Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development, Mr Tiarite George Kwong represented Kiribati at the UNFCCC COP19 negotiations in Poland. It was an empowering speech demanding urgent action from world leaders.