It was early on Thursday Morning, the 15th of June 2017 around 8:00am, when EIU (Environment Inspection Unit) Staff attended a complaints from the public against Market Users in Bikenibeu, sited in front of the KGV & EBS High School. It was a perfect timing as there were many people when they arrived. There were Read More
A side event in New York called Going to Scale in the Ocean: From Large scale MPAs to whole domain management – Ridge to Reef was held at the margins of the UN Ocean conference on 07th of June and attended by many participants across the World. The event was organized and hosted by Cook Read More
Monday 5th June 2017, earmarks and highlights one of the important international events so called the World Environment Day which usually celebrated annually at the global level on the 5th June. “Connecting people to Nature” is a global theme for commemoration of this World Environment Day for this year 2017. The chosen theme will inspire Read More
24th March 2017, The MELAD through its Environment & Conservation Division hosted an interactive, collaborative workshop with private sectors to identify future pathways which can lead to successful solutions to the issue of chemical and waste disposal/pollution activities which is among the critical environment issues made by private sectors on Tarawa. The workshop had brought Read More
Mangrove planting was one of the world-wide voluntary activities which has played a major role in coastal protection. It has been considered one of the successful adaptation and mitigation measures to global issues of Climate change. Kai-Atabwai community has step towards adopting affordable adaptation measure and has initiated to deliver one of the most environmentally Read More
The Environment & Conservation Division has confirmed after its 2nd visit to Onomaru Butaritari in March this year 2017, one of the village’s achievement regarding the completion of their community-based mangrove management plan as well as the village’s constitution to be enforced by the village in supporting the implementation of the CBMMP. These two pieces Read More
The Environment and Conservation Division (ECD) of the MELAD is holding a 3 day national workshop, 14 – 16 April 2017, to finalize the National Action Plan (NAP) to Combat Land Degradation and to mitigate the Effects of Drought. Attending the workshop are stakeholders from relevant government ministries and NGOs including private sectors. The workshop Read More
A team of 12 officials from government and UNDP have returned from Maiana, after conducting groundbreaking consultations for the project Enhancing Food Security in the Context of Global Climate Change, with the full Island Council on November 9 and island representatives on November 10th at Tebangetua village.
“REDUCE OPEN BURNING” the theme which was supported by an exciting fun run on Saturday 22nd October this year. This theme is an extraction from one of Kiribati Government’s Project namely Unintended Persistent Organic Pollutants (UPOPs) which was operated under the Ministry of Environment Lands and Agricultural Developments through its Environment and Conservation Division
A team of 10 officials from various government ministries and UNDP have returned from Nonouti after conducting groundbreaking consultations with the full Island Council on October 27 and island representatives on October 28th at Matang village, for the project Enhancing Food Security in the Context of Global Climate Change.