Greening the Islands Foundation

November 30, 2023

Greening the Islands unveils the Global Index Report for Gozo

GTI highlights untapped potential for Gozo to foster renewable energy and enhance the benefits of a circular economy Gozo has “huge potential” for its sustainable future, a new report by Greening the Islands (GTI) has found. The report was presented during a Greening the Islands Observatory meeting hosted by the Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) …

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Restoring Nature in Europe: Challenges, Opportunities and Regional Perspectives on the EU Nature Restoration Law

The EU Nature Restoration Law (NRL), represents a significant step towards restoring Europe’s ecosystems, habitats, and species. However, as highlighted by the Islands and Intermediterranean Commissions of the CPMR, the law’s initial proposal lacks clarity regarding the roles of regions, prompting a thoughtful reflection on its potential impacts, especially on peripheral and maritime regions, home …

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Chumbe Island celebrates the rare sighting of 23+ year-old Aders’ Duiker, a mini-antilope translocated in 2000

Chumbe Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania – 29th November 2023   Chumbe Island Coral Park Ltd. (CHICOP) proudly shares an extraordinary discovery within its well-preserved Closed Forest Reserve. During a recent collaborative survey with the Zanzibar Department of Forestry, utilizing wildlife cameras from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Zanzibar, a team led by Ulli Kloiber, Omari Nyange, …

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Airborne Wind Energy takes flight in Mayo County Council, Ireland

Renewable Innovative AWE technology completes first flight in County Mayo, Ireland The MegaAWE project in Bangor Erris, County Mayo, Ireland, comes to an end after launching test flights in September 2023. Led by Mayo County Council and supported by the Interreg North-West Europe Programme, MegaAWE was born to advance utility-scale Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) for …

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Tilos Makes History as the World’s First Certified Zero Waste Island

A Paradigm Shift in Sustainability: Tilos Paves the Way for a Greener Future In a groundbreaking achievement for environmental conservation, the Greek island of Tilos has emerged as the world’s first certified zero-waste island, proudly spearheading the global movement towards sustainable living. At the heart of this ecological triumph is the innovative program, “Just Go …

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Greening The Islands Champions 100% Renewable Islands at COP28

Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation a pioneering organisation dedicated to advancing sustainability and self-sufficiency of islands worldwide, will be participating in COP28 in Dubai, advocating islands as models for complete renewable energy transitions.   At the landmark UN climate summit, GTI Foundation will unveil the preliminary outcomes of renewable energy strategies applied in Rodrigues (Mauritius) …

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