Ocean Science Fact: Microplastic in Ocean

Did you know that microplastic is present in our environment?  Discover more ocean science facts: https://bit.ly/3rsffG8 (Source: https://bit.ly/3O5Rr4i)

Ocean Science Fact: SPC and IRD Cruise Project Warmalis 2

Did you that SPC, as the lead scientific organisation in Pacific, is collaborating with research partners in ocean expeditions like the Warmalis?

Curbing Invasive Species to enhance climate adaptation in the Pacific region

Invasive species weaken ecosystems and makes them more vulnerable to climate change. Many Invasive Species (IS) can propagate rapidly to higher latitudes and altitudes as the climate warms, out-pacing native species. Representing a significant disruption…

Ocean Science Fact: The importance of mangroves

Did you know the Mangrove Forest can stabilize coastlines? Mangrove is a type of tree or shrub that grows in tidal, tropical, costal swamps with numerous tangled roots that grow above ground. 

Ocean Science Fact: The Great Barrier Reef

Palau students address plastic pollution in the marine environment

Planning Fiji's Climate Resilient Infrastrucuture: Retrofit or Relocate

Fiji, like many island countries in the Pacific, is susceptible to extreme weather events which are worsened by climate change. The frequency and intensity of cyclones, floods and droughts are changing and together with rising sea-levels represent an…

Guardians of the Pacific: Meet Matuavao from Samoa

“We keep our ocean clean as we keep our house clean. [...] Because this is our whole future to worry about. For the next generations.” Anzac Day Aliielua, Matai of Salamumu Village, Samoa Across the region, governments and communities are working…

We know more about the moon than we know about our oceans - Early Career Oceans Professionals in Vanuatu

Steve Hango and fellow ECOP Mildrek Kelokelo aboard the One Ocean Expedition in Fiji For a long time, the Vanuatu oceans office, charged with the management of Vanuatu’s marine environment and its resources, has been a one-man affair. Toney Trevi, Head…

Building climate-ready fishing communities in Pacific French Territories

Fisheries are crucial for the nutrition, food security and livelihoods of thousands of people in Pacific French Territories. Empiric studies show fishing has become less productive than in the past. Over the last years, climate variations have had a…
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