2020 National Vision “To enjoy the highest quality of life consistent with the aspirations of our people, and in harmony with our culture and environment”
The 2018 State of Environment (SOE) Report for Cook Islands updates the 1993 SOE report, and uses the Drivers, Pressures, State, Impact and Response (DPSIR) model of reporting.
This publication ‘Strategic Environmental Assessment – Guidelines for Pacific Island Countries and
Territories’ has been prepared to provide guidance on the application of SEA as a tool to support
environmental planning, policy and informed decision making. It provides background on the use and
benefits of SEA as well as providing tips and guiding steps on the process, including case studies, toolkits
and checklists for conducting an SEA in the Appendices.
This first state of the environment report for the Pacific region uses regional environment indicators to assess the status, trends, and data quality and availability for the endorsed Pacific environmental priorities. This report also includes an update of the State of Conservation in Oceania report produced in 2013, which was endorsed and published in 2017.
This dataset hosts 31 individual environmental indicator assessments that are in the **State of Environment and Conservation in the Pacific Islands : 2020 Regional report.**
Regional indicators are used to understand the current status of conservation in the region and to establish a process for periodic reviews of the status of biodiversity and implementation of environmental management measures in the Pacific islands region.
Each Pacific regional indicator is assessed with regard to:
Dataset includes various regional-scale spatial data layers in geojson format.
This report was prepared by Teariki & Julia RongoIsland Friends Consultants for the Cook Islands NBSAP Add-On Project, National Environment Service.
A presentation by Imogen Pua Ingram (TE PA MATAIAPO) 2004 or older
Trends in body size, diet and food availability in the Cook Islands in the second half of the 20th century. Stanley J. Ulijaszek Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, 51 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PF, UK 2003
Education within the Cook Islands must give learners a solid understanding of their culture and a sense of identity which leads to a respect for cultural diversity and contributes to social justice and tolerance of world views that are different from their own. 2013
Productivity, production and settlement in precontact Rarotonga, Cook Islands 2003
Medicinal Use of Plants Cook Islands 2016 or older
Frances, E., 2016: Tracing Language Use and Policy in Cook Islands’ Schools: 1827-2003. South Pacific Studies Vol.36, No.2, 2016.