Monthly archives: October, 2015

Apollo’s Island: We’ve Gone Solar !

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The Solar Space Creation Project in Tuvalu is one of 6 major projects that are changing the face of power generation and supply in Tuvalu in a very short time. The plan is to make the Funafuti electricity grid, and those of several outer islands, run on 100% renewable energy by 2020. Doing this will…


Transferring Costs of island Maintenance to Human Hands

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Tuvalu is about to test the resilience of its islands in a way that has never been seen before. In the next year or two there will be 4 new projects that will in one way or another alter the natural flows of sand and water that are part of the island’s natural defence and…


Coral Watch Report 10

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Summary Coral Monitoring: Start date 21st April 2015; Duration: 20 weeks Dredging: Start date 29th April 2015; Duration: 19 weeks The dials are status on 25th September 2015 with an average of 22.5 bleaching at Impact sites (24% on 8/9/15) and 17% bleaching (16% on 8/9/15) at Control sites Dredging Locations: Dredge worked off Fogafale…