Twelve Pacific Islands nationals from 12 nations successfully completed their nine-month Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship this week... Peni Suveinakama from the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner officiated at the virtual closing ceremony...This integrated programme of training, financial s
As Pacific nations face the threat of coronavirus to their health and economic growth, the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has taken action to continue to monitor and control fishing of the world’s largest tuna stocks. A key tool in FFA members’ efforts for monitoring, control and s
A new report analysing over 250 peer reviewed scientific articles finds that the impacts of mining deep sea polymetallic nodules would be extensive, severe, and last for generations, causing essentially irreversible species loss.
The small island developing states (SIDS) of the Pacific celebrated this year’s World Tuna Day on 2 May with a virtual dialogue with a serious purpose. The discussion involved the United Nations’ Group of Friends of the Oceans.
Fiji's government has announced 24 scholarships for Pacific students to pursue the advanced study of the oceans and climate change. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said the $US2.7 million package is being facilitated under the Norway-Pacific Ocean-Climate Scholarship Project.
On any other Easter holiday in such perfect weather, at least 30-40 recreational boats would be in the small part of the Hauraki Gulf that is framed by my kitchen window. This year, however, there was not a boat to be seen.
On a sweltering but calm afternoon, Eritara Aati Kaierua left the island of Pohnpei, Micronesia on his final journey.
The far-flung islands of the Pacific Ocean were the last scraps of land on the planet to be settled by humans.
Research led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found settlers arrived in East Polynesia around 200 years earlier than previously thought. Colonisation of the vast eastern Pacific with its few and far-flung island archipelagos was a remarkable achievement in human history.