According to Melanesians, nature does speak, but only humans are limited to listen and understand
By Dan McGarry , Vanuatu Daily Post In a June situation report on conditions in the South Maewo emergency shelters obtained by the Daily Post this week, an emergency medical team urges the early return of children to their home island of Ambae. Among the report’s recommendations: “Early repatriation in the next two or three weeks […]
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement is deeply concerning to leaders in the Pacific. By Grant Wyeth The decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has caused much concern across the Pacific. Pacific Island states are some of the most vocal advocates for aggressive carbon reduction […]
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Six more islands have large swaths of land, and villages, washed into sea as coastline of Solomon Islands eroded and overwhelmed Headlines ‘exaggerated’ climate link to sinking of Pacific islands Five tiny Pacific islands have disappeared due to rising seas and erosion, a discovery thought to be the first scientific confirmation of the impact of […]
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New research factors in collapsing Antarctic ice sheet that could double the sea-level rise to two metres by 2100 if emissions are not cut Sea levels could rise far more rapidly than expected in coming decades, according to new research that reveals Antarctica’s vast ice cap is less stable than previously thought. The UN’s climate […]
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It was one of the South Pacific’s fiercest storms on record. Source: https://thediplomat.com/ , By Catherine Putz Cyclone Winston, which made a direct hit on the Fijian island of Koro over the weekend, was the first Category 5 cyclone to make landfall on Fijian territory in recorded history. The latest reported numbers indicate that 42 people have […]
Research warns of the long timescale of climate change impacts unless urgent action is taken to cut emissions drastically Huge sea-level rises caused by climate change will last far longer than the entire history of human civilisation to date, according to new research, unless the brief window of opportunity of the next few decades is […]