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September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced legal consultants who can offer their services to conduct a legislative review and assessment.

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

Microplastic pollution is a threat to marine life and is found in the bodies of animals all along the food chain. Detecting microplastic pollution levels in the oceans is becoming increasingly important, in part so that sources can be found and vulnerable species protected if possible.

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

Palau's Organizing Committee for the Our Ocean 2020 is partnering with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the planning for the biggest regional conference the country is going to host...the Organizing Committee along with the UNOPS will also develop an official website to b

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

The National Environment Service has hit back at claims they told accommodation owners to throw rubbish back into the ocean.

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

For the first time since the 1980s Cook Islanders will be taking part in deep sea research activity in our own exclusive economic zone waters...This is the first survey of our deep sea since a 1985-2005 scientific survey where the Cook Islands waters were included and surveyed as part of deep sea

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

With the seasonal ban on Kawakawa and Donu coming to an end, the Fisheries Ministry has confiscated large numbers of the two species. Minister Responsible, Semi Koroilavesau says the ban is a huge achievement for them as Fijians have come to understand its purpose and importance.

 

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

Daolusu Community of Ward 30 in Malaita Province will soon embark on a project to rehabilitate their mangrove forests and conserve the marine ecosystem of their mangroves. Mangroves are a source of livelihoods for Daolusu community as it provides for their daily needs. They are an important sourc

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

Environment Ministers from around the Pacific region met today in Apia, Samoa at the conclusion of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment (SPREP)’s 29th Meeting of Officials, to identify key priorities in relation to some of the most pressing environmental issues faced by the region.

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

UH Hilo undergraduate Sabrina Bejang did not think she would ever choose marine biology for a career. Bejang, like many young Marshallese women, grew up wary of the ocean and knew little of the coral reef systems that make up Majuro atoll, the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

September 12, 2019 by [email protected]

In climate news, scientists say a massive area of the northeastern Pacific Ocean is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than average, in a warming event rivaling the so-called Blob of 2014. 

 

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