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Greening the Islands and the Gozo Regional Development Authority consolidate cooperation for Gozo’s decarbonization

The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) and Greening The Islands (GTI) have been engaged for the past year and now look forward to strengthening their cooperation through a Framework Collaboration Agreement that will allow a more coordinated approach in areas that are in line with the GRDA’s work of formulating, streamlining and helping in the …

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Greening the Islands keeps efforts high to help islands make good use of their resources

GTI and partners are awarded another EU Horizon tender focused on water governance GTI is glad to be part of a consortium of international organizations that was awarded an EU Horizon tender with the objective of designing and fostering integrated, innovative and inclusive Nexus-smart water governance schemes and institutional settings to promote a secure water …

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At Greening the Islands Observatory meeting priority solutions are identified for Gozo as it aims towards reaching carbon neutrality by 2030

Global experts, local stakeholders and community establish a task force for Gozo to implement the island’s sustainable transition, coordinated by GRDA with GTI support Find all the information about the event at this link: GTI Observatory island meeting – Gozo 2022   The GTI Observatory organized a high-level meeting in Gozo (Malta) on 26-27 May, …

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Water and sanitation in the Pacific continue to be dire

There\’s concern that addressing water and sanitation challenges in the Pacific has become an afterthought for regional politicians and international leaders. The Pacific Community (SPC), which provides scientific and technical expertise to the island nations on issues like water and climate change, is reporting a decline in water hygiene initiatives in the region. Around 70 …

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Genius Watter for sustainable tourism: water and energy for an eco-resort in cape verde

Genius Watter has created a sustainable energy and water efficiency system on the Island of Santiago in Cape Verde, transforming King Fisher Village into an eco-resort, significantly reducing the operating costs. Carmignano di Brenta (Padua), June 30th, 2021 Genius Watter, the Italian company active in the creation of solar-powered desalination plants, is strengthening its green …

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Seychelles\’ biggest water basin to undergo rehabilitation for better storage

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles\’ biggest freshwater basin, the Mare–aux–Cochons wetland, is expected to be rehabilitated to enhance its water storage. Work on the upland wetland located in the north of the main island of Mahe will start next month and is being done under the Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA) to climate change project being implemented in Seychelles …

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Water in a loop: how to combat water scarcity on remote islands

Every summer, thousands of tourists travel to Greece’s idyllic islands to enjoy their sunny beaches. Even the global pandemic couldn’t keep visitors away, but water scarcity might. Many Greek islands survive on water imports and are struggling to meet residents’ and agriculture’s water needs – let alone those of tourists. These islands illustrate the difficulties faced in other …

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Big Island Scales Back Plans For Recycled Water

The lower category of recycled water could still be used on golf courses and for some types of farm irrigation. Hawaii County’s Department of Environmental Management said it’s ready to scrap long-standing plans to build a state-of-the-art $160 million wastewater treatment plant in Kealakehe on the island’s western shore. Ramzi Mansour, environmental management director, said …

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Bringing Clean Water On Tap To Rural Villages In Polynesian Island Nation Of Tuvalu

Rural communities on one of the nine islands that make up the Polynesian nation of Tuvalu are anticipating how life will change when they are connected to piped clean water for the first time. Despite being surrounded by millions of square kilometres of ocean, just over half of the 12 million people who live in the Pacific …

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Minorca to host the 5th international conference on European islands

International observatory established for sustainability of small islands Greening the Islands conference, Minorca 17-18 May 2018 The 5th international conference on island sustainability “Greening the Islands – The future of energy, water and mobility on islands in harmony with the biosphere” will be held this year on Minorca from 17 to 18 May. The event …

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