Island Conservation is releasing a request for proposals for a heavy-lift drone with advanced capabilities to improve technology and methodology for the removal of invasive rats from the Ulong Island group in Palau’s Rock Island Southern Lagoon...Ulong is a chain of 14 limestone islands and islet
US Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs Douglas W.
“The day is now evening with a big full moon, and Grandpa wants to find a turtle soon.” This is how the new bilingual book Grandpa and the Baby Sea Turtles begins, a book authored and illustrated by staff members at Palau Conservation Society (PCS).
Last month in April, Palau International Coral Reef Centre (PICRC) researchers completed the filed work for the grouper aggregation study in several sites around Koror and Ngarchelong.
This voyage was part of the Sailing Towards a Plastic-Free Ocean project, a collaboration between the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC),...Our mission was to help to gather m
Preparations for our Oceans 2020 Conference in August of this year will continue until further notice, according to information released yesterday by Our Oceans 2020 Steering Committee...Should the global situation continue, the Committee said that the conference may be postponed but to a later d
Humanity is waking up to the crisis happening in our oceans. Warming and rising seas, acidification, plummeting fish stocks, and pollution are finding more space in newspapers and on political agendas. For small island states such as Palau, however, no such awakening was needed.
Palau's President, Tommy Rememgesau Jr, wants the Senate and House of Delegates to rethink plans to allow a limited season to fish for the threatened Napoleon Wrasse and the Bumphead Parrot Fish.
Smothering, strangling, aggressive – common words often used to describe the infamous vine, Merremia peltata, as it snakes up forest trees. Known locally as kebeas, this native species thrives in sunlight.
Two global leaders in conservation - the Republic of Palau and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) - have announced a new partnership in support of the 7th Our Ocean Conference (OOC), an annual meeting of government, business, scientific, and civil society leaders to tackle some of the world's most vexi