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The Pacific Community’s Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA: PSIS),  funded by the European Union (EU) was the proud recipient of the 2019 Energy Globe Award, recognised for its outstanding work and contribution...
Tuvalu has received the green light this week to spend the international aid money, not just on coastal protection, but also on on building more land out of the lagoon. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
In Hawai‘i, reefs provide more than $836 million in flood protection benefits to people, property and jobs every year—more than every other state and territory in the nation, according to a new report released by the U.S. Geological Survey, The...
The government's report on the state of the environment estimates the economic losses associated with soil erosion and landslides is at least $250 to $300 million a year. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program’s educational television series Voice of the Sea has received two 2018 Telly Awards for its coverage of sea-level rise and coastal erosion in Hawai‘i. Click on the link below to read the full...
The International Partnership for Blue Carbon (IPBC) – together with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat-Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (PIFS-OPOC) – is hosting two blue carbon events at the PIFS campus in Suva, Fiji, this September: the...
Man-made sea walls are not the best form of coastal protection and local conservation organisations have asked that people use mangroves to protect their shoreline.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Although highly recognized as needed, studies linking gender and coastal/marine management are scarce. This research illustrates the importance of gender analysis in natural resource management by linking gender and coastal management i.e. Marine...
The Pacific Community (SPC) invites applications for the position of Senior Specialist, Oceanography located at its regional office in Suva, Fiji. The Senior Specialist, Oceanography will develop and implement solutions to ocean and...