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Small island developing states are the custodians of much of the world’s oceans. Through their exclusive economic zones, they control about 30% of all oceans and seas...But with limited capacity to fight the effects of climate change and...
Addressing the third CARICOM workshop on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, the island's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Juliette Babb-Riley, noted “we...
The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐ green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐ green economy,” have gained considerable traction in the Pacific island region in a short space of time. Pacific island governments, regional...
The programme is designed so as to enhance the knowledge of the students on islands and small states matters. The course is intended to be inter-disciplinary and will relate to economic, social, environmental and political issues associated with...
 A new bill to replace the National Parks and Nature Conservancy Act is being proposed in Seychelles to ensure more protected areas in the island nation. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The GEF would like to invite nominations of an individual from the Pacific region to serve on the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Indigenous Peoples Advisory Group (IPAG). The Advisory Group comprises up to 8 experts, who serve in their...
World Tuna Day, May 2, is an opportunity to acknowledge one of the most widely consumed fish in the world, and reflect on how to protect it for future generations. The creation of World Tuna Day was led by Pacific Small Island Developing States,...
Hydroacoustics allowed a single researcher to survey the fish population of a 17,600-acre preserve in Mexico in days. The technology could help small island states that are creating big marine protected areas but lack the resources to monitor them....
Island nations are on the front lines of global climate change. Heavy rainfall and rising sea levels are eroding shorelines and causing flooding. Warming and increasingly acidic oceans are damaging coral reefs that support fisheries and attract...
Former Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony De Brum, who played a key role in securing the Paris climate pact has passed away aged 72.Click on the link below to read the full story.