Cyclone Harold data will help villages better prepare for next storm

Tropical Cyclone Harold hit island communities in Fiji in April 2020 leaving behind a wake of destruction. The wind, associated rain and wave swells caused coastal erosion, landslides and damage to village homes and community centres.

Healthy Tips: Help stop the spread of COVID19

The coronavirus can contaminate surfaces for a few hours or even up to several days. The virus can then transfer to your hands and to your face. To help reduce the spread of coronavirus, wash your hands regularly with water and soap, disinfect and…

„We will overcome it“: Experiences of the impact of COVID-19 in Suva, Fiji

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

Healthy Tips: Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing simple hygiene measures

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing simple hygiene measures, including social distancing, covering your mouth when you cough and sneeze, and wearing masks when needed.

Escape Game during the "Fishing Fridays" in Wallis and Futuna

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Fisheries Story: How could you tell that your fishing activities are sustainable?

How could you tell that your fishing activities are sustainable? I respect size limits I use fishing tools that not destroy coral reef or the environment I respect closed seasons, and I do not catch fish during the spawning season I catch what I need. I…

Production of Black Soldier Fly larvae in French Polynesia

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Animated video takes home top TikTok Challenge prize

By: IOM/Olivia Blinn When Destiny Etse first heard that she had won the FSM COVID-19 TikTok Challenge for her animated video, she did not believe that it was true. Posts on social media and an FSM-wide SMS blast confirmed it — Destiny had won the Gold…

Research for alternatives to chemical herbicides for pineapple production in French Polynesia

(available in French only) L'ananas est la principale production fruitière de la Polynésie française. 3400 tonnes ont été commercialisées en 2019 et 140 ha d'ananas sont plantés sur Moorea. L'enherbement est l'une des principales contraintes techniques…

Green News: Investing in ocean science is key to driving climate action

Green News series: Investing in ocean science is key to  driving climate action The Blue Pacific Continent hosts the world's largest ocean. Increased CO2 levels in sea waters threaten marine biodiversity as well as local livelihoods across Pacific Island…
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