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MELAD Honorable Minister, Alexander Teabo delivering a remarkable statement at the United Nations Oceans Conference Side Event in New York

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

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Private Sectors Workshop on Pollution Minimization

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

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CBMMP Butaritari

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

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National workshop on finalizing the National Action Plan on land degradation and drought

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

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UPOPs Fun Run

“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