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Under assault from climate change, acidification, and a plastics barrage, the oceans get a boost from the marine reserve movement. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
SPREP's Duncan McIntosh said while the solution has to be dealt with globally by reducing carbon emissions, there are strategies which can be employed locally. Click on the link below to read the full article and access associated interview....
There is nothing quite like experiencing the reality of a small island/large ocean state to gain a true appreciation of its vulnerability and the remarkable resilience of its people. In the context of today's climate crisis, the islands of the...
Climate-related drivers of change – such as ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation – will alter ocean conditions and lead to changes in marine ecosystem structure and functioning, as well as the redistribution of the services that the...
Findings published this week show that all the carbon dioxide piling up in the ocean’s dark depths is causing the seafloor as we know it to dissolve. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Our findings place constraints on future predictions of ocean acidification, are consequential to the fate of benthic calcifiers, and indicate that a by-product of human activities is currently altering the geological record of the deep sea. Click...
Although they cover over 70 percent of the surface of the planet, the oceans of the world are under serious threat. Discover the ten biggest problems in the oceans right now.Click on the link below to read the full article.
China attaches great importance to its relations with Pacific island countries (PICs) and stands ready to enhance cooperation with them on ocean governance, a Chinese special envoy told the PICs leaders in the Samoan capital city of Apia.Click on...
Last week I had the privilege to be a Fiji Council of Churches representative at the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) meeting in Suva.The meeting was part of the preparation for Fiji's presidency of the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference,...
MPAs, which include marine reserves, sanctuaries, parks, and no-take zones, are areas designated to protect marine species and habitats from both global and local threats...a new global study demonstrates that widespread lack of personnel and funds...