Samoa Air to Charge Fares by Weight


Samoa Air has been using a system of charging by weight for some flights for some time and it has now become the first airline in the world to extend this system for all flights after the move was approved a few months ago. So if you''re taking an international flight on Samoa , your fare will be based on your weight, along with that of your luggage. Samoa Air Chief Executive Chris Langton said that “planes are run by weight and not by seat

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International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

Green (Living) Review

Members: Australia , China, Canada, Cook Islands, European Union, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, France, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Chinese Taipei, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States of America, Vanuatu. Participating Territories: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, Tokelau, Wallis and Futuna.

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Abu Dhabi gives 6 rural communities $41m for off grid power

Green Prophet

Samoa : a 3MW biomass gasification and biodiesel facility is expected to produce four million liters of biodiesel each year to replace expensive energy imports. Normally in an international organization when you have such a large membership, they’re very reluctant to help and reach other to other countries.

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The Case for Adding the U.S. Territories in the Caribbean to the ABA Area

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160,000), American Samoa (55,000), and the Northern Mariana Islands (54,000). Forest Service (particularly the International Institute of Tropical Forestry ) the U.S. to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan (the busiest airport in Puerto Rico) is about 1,550 miles. I recently asked whether Puerto Rico should be part of the American Birding Association’s ABA Area. That post led to a spirited discussion on the ABA Facebook page.

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Overfishing causing reef shark numbers in the Pacific to decline


Now, international marine scientists have revealed that the number of reef sharks inhabiting the waters around populated islands is plummeting. Nadon said that the numbers of the reef sharks around areas like the Mariana Archipelago, the main Hawaiian Islands and the America Samoa were very few. Sonia Renthlei: The connection between the declining population of many species and humans cannot be denied.

Genetic Engineers and Conservation Biologists: Scenes From a First Date

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fast forward a week later and I was in Cambridge, England, along with Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva, at an international conference organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society on the topic of synthetic biology and how it may influence the future of nature and conservation. Woolly mammoths: coming soon to a prairie near you? Well, not so fast. Photo: Flying Puffin under a Creative Commons license. by Craig Groves, Director, Conservation Methods and Learning.

Losing Nemo: Great Barrier Reef At Risk From Coal | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

It would be an international shame for Australia and send a shocking message that even the wealthiest nations cant manage their reefs," Felicity Wishart, director of Fight for the Reef , said. This includes reefs in the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Navassa Island, Florida, Flower Garden Banks, the Hawaiian Islands, American Samoa, the Pacific Remote Islands, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and Palau. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

years), Samoa (31.3), Tonga (31.3), Morocco (32.8), Senegal (32.8), Albania (32.8), Georgia (32.8), Armenia (34.3), St Vincent & Grenadines (36.1), Kenya (36.1), Maldives (37.9), Kyrgyzstan (37.9), Burkina Faso (37.9), India (40.1), Cook Islands (40.1), Bhutan (42.4), Yemen (45.1), Tajikistan (45.1), Mozambique (45.1), Rwanda (45.1), Burundi (45.1), Lesotho (48.1), Swaziland (48.1).

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

The Carbon Debtors (Climate Debtors) should be held to account through public advocacy, boycotts, sanctions, green tariffs, International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions applied against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries, notably the numerous Island States and major mega-delta countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Egypt, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

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At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. Hopefully this analysis will be useful in International Court of Justice (ICJ) litigations and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions against Climate Debtor countries by Climate Creditor countries.