Greening the Islands Foundation

May 10, 2021

The GTI Awards 2021 contest opens for submissions the 13th of May with a new category “governance & inclusion”

Among the GTI Award’s past winners, Barbados, Cape Verde, Seychelles, Sint Maarten, Tanzania, Madeira, Gran Canaria, Malta, Elba, Crete and Cyprus will present GTI Awards testimonies with their projects at the launching event. The 13th May GTI will host a webinar to launch the 7th edition of the Awards, the internationally recognized contest that gathers …

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Welcome on board: St Helena joins the GTI Observatory to engage experts and other islands to explore pathways to more sustainable water, transport and agriculture

Greening the Islands is glad to announce the new member of the GTI Observatory, St Helena island. St Helena is part of the British Overseas Territory. It is a remote volcanic outpost in the South Atlantic Ocean, famous as the place of Napoleon Bonaparte\’s exile and death and for its breathtakingly beautiful and wild landscapes. …

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ECOSOC chief calls for financial support for small island developing states

Small island developing states (SIDS) must receive financial and international support if they are to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Munir Akram, said on Friday. \”Financial liquidity is available today in the world and it is essential in order to enable the …

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DOE to Support 11 Remote and Island Communities Transitioning to Resilient Clean Energy Solutions

Remote Communities Partner with DOE Experts and National Labs to Adopt Clean Energy Solutions that Reduce Energy Costs and Power Disruptions WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will work with 11 remote and island communities around the United States and provide federal assistance to bolster their energy infrastructure, reduce the …

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Redonda: The Caribbean island transformed into an eco haven

There are no resorts, no beaches, no amenities, and its contribution to the national GDP is practically zero. Yet the mile-long rocky isle of Redonda in the Caribbean Sea is deemed one of the most valuable spots in the region. Virtually untouched by humans for centuries, Antigua and Barbuda\’s lesser-known third island has long been …

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