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Last year in Bonn, Germany during Fiji’s Presidency of COP23, the Kava ceremony successfully united people of all cultures and nationalities through the witnessing and experiencing of this important tradition in Fijian, and Pacific peoples, way of...
The Pacific and Koronivia Pavilion has opened its doors at the Twenty-fourth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, bringing the Pacific flavour to the event in Katowice, Poland.
This Pacific Sustainable Development Report 2018 (PSDR) is the first quadrennial Pacific progress report on sustainable development. The report outlines high level trends on progress to date, as well as baseline information. The regional report...
This report explores the role of traditional marine resources management in meeting both the goals of communities and those of national and international conservation strategies. Specifically, it aims to inform policymakers and those working for...
Marine litter scientists from the UK kick-off work with partners in the South Pacific this week to tackle plastic pollution in the ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (...
In this article, I explore the knowledge and values that allowed the people of Oceania to develop sustainable use of their marine resources, followed by the demise of these systems after western colonization and the breakdown of traditional...
 ...as population growth in the region reaches 70 percent and cities and towns expand along island coastlines, waste, especially untreated sewage, has become a dire threat to coastal waters and their fisheries. Click on the link below to read...
Loud noise from military training and operations at sea including sonar, air guns or explosives can affect marine life and interfere with normal behaviors. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Pacific Island countries want to rebrand as “large ocean states,” custodians of large swaths of the Pacific Ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article.