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Incredible “Incubator Bird” to be saved by rat removal on Pacific island

Kayangel Atoll is set to become the first inhabited island in the Pacific nation of Palau to be cleared of rats. As well as a healthier ecosystem for fascinating Endangered birds, residents look forward to better livelihoods through increased crop yields.

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Ocean, Maritime, Fisheries To Be Topics At PALM8

Ocean, maritime issues and fisheries will again be highlighted in the forthcoming 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8), in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

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Saving our Pacific coral reefs, together.

Saving our Pacific coral reefs, together.

17 Jaunary 2018, SAVUSAVU, FIJI – Coral reefs need our help to survive, say experts at a national symposium on coral reefs hosted by the Government of Fiji, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Fiji, and UN En... More detail

World Heritage Outlook 2 - East Rennell, Solomon Islands

According to the recently launched IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2, The only site with a critical outlook in the Pacific region is East Rennell, Solomon Islands which was inscribed in 1998 and has long been celebrated as the first natural WH site under customary ownership and stewardship... According to the Outlook assessment, the local community needs more government, financial and technical support to better protect and manage the site, which has also been on UNESCO's List of World Heritage in Danger since 2013.

Studying the shark cafe

Harry Rabin has been chasing great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean lately, and he’s using the information he’s gathered to help with ocean conservation in Hawaii.

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