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Source: RNZ Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by several regional leaders at the Pacific Islands Development Forum in Fiji on Tuesday. The declaration expresses grave concerns about the impacts the climate crisis will have on the Pacific. In […]
The intensifying pressure on the ocean is a challenge for Pacific Islanders, so it is vital that ‘climate issues’ are prioritised. Under the topic ‘healthy oceans’ the biggest fear remains unseen as the ocean ecosystem and communities are being threatened. “Certainly, the oceans are in trouble, for many years now they’ve been looking after us,” says […]
Papua New Guinea’s prime minister says Australia and New Zealand must join his country in protecting Pacific islands from climate change impacts. Papua New Guinea’s prime minister says Australia and New Zealand must join his country in protecting Pacific islands from climate change impacts. James Marape has returned home after his first official visit to […]
New Caledonia’s pro-independence FLNKS has questioned the role of the president Thierry Santa on the commission tasked with saving the SLN nickel plant. SLN’s ongoing losses have fuelled concern about the company’s viability and prompted the formation of a commission to rescue it. In a statement, the FLNKS has queried if Mr Santa is there […]
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Kelly VacalaMultimedia Journalistkelly.firstname.lastname@example.org | @KellyFBCNews Fiji has embarked on positive initiatives by championing the way forward for collaborations to reduce greenhouse gas from ships. This was highlighted by the Minister for Transport Jone Usamate at the welcoming ceremony of the Secretary-General for the International Maritime Organization Kitack Lim at the Fiji Maritime Academy in Suva yesterday. Usamate […]
Foreign tuna-fishing vessels and a changing ocean are putting pressure on small-scale fishers James Borton July 22, 2019 Tony Yao used to fish in his outrigger canoe in the coastal waters off Tahiti in French Polynesia. But the decline in fish populations has forced his family to move in order to find less exploited fishing […]