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Response indicators for SDG 15 show that while commitments towards implementation are increasing, the indicators available on the state of Life on Land show decline. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The BIP secretariat have produced an updated version of a poster with the current suite of indicators that are brought together under the BIP. The indicators have been mapped to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals to...
When the International Astronomical Union changed its definition of what constitutes a planet in our solar system in 2006, demoting hapless Pluto to a dwarf planet, the decision sparked fierce scientific debate and an outcry from the public...Now,...
OCEAN / MARITIME CLUSTERS: Leadership and Collaboration for Ocean Sustainable Development and Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.Click on the link below to access the full paper. 
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.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Briefing on protected area opportunities and implications arising from all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets, and how these link to the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and their specialist groups and task forces. 
Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat - Statement at Media Workshop, Vailima, Samoa.I would like to extend a very warm welcome to you all. Allow me to offer my gratitude for your efforts to travel, from near and far,...
Lizbeth Cullity, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative - Statement at Media Workshop, Vailima, Samoa.I am delighted to be invited to speak about the Sustainable Development Goals and the Pacific"s commitment to a Blue Economy at...
UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson called on society to save the health of the ocean through seven specific actions.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Creating landscapes with healthy, functioning ecosystems is not only key to making progress towards the environmental targets embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals, but also to addressing multiple social and economic targets that depend...