Government to launch a national environment hotline
November 5, 2018 11:29 pm
The Government will soon launch a National Environment hotline for the public to call and report any environmental threats.
Speaking at the Climate National Day in Sukuna Park, Suva this morning, COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama revealed that it’s important for Fijians to take more interest in building resilience and reducing carbon emissions.
Bainimarama says that people should dispose their rubbish properly and avoid using plastic products that can make its way into rivers and oceans.
”So if you see someone dumping rubbish where they shouldn’t, please report it. If you see someone removing trees, report it. If you see someone pulling out mangroves, report it. The onus is on all of us to take responsibility for the quality of our surroundings and this hotline will be an important way in which we can hold those who behave irresponsibly to account.”
He adds that regardless of the respective political affiliations, the Fijian climate fight is something that unites us all.
Various schools within the Suva area along with various climate and disaster agencies were part of the event.
The theme for Climate National Day is “Keep 1.5 Alive”
— Kelly Vacala (@KellyFBCNews) November 5, 2018