[Date TBC] COP 15 - Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity 2022

​The fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final…

Gestion de la pêche aux concombres de mer dans la région du Pacifique : une formation d'une journée pour éduquer les principales parties prenantes en Nouvelle-Calédonie

(Contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Holothurians, also known as sea cucumbers, are an important source of income for coastal communities in the Pacific. Their exploitation has grown over the past decades, targeting international markets. In some…

Donner la priorité aux bâtiments économes en énergie dans les États fédérés de Micronésie

As energy efficiency is a fundamental pillar to reaching Paris Agreement targets, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) installed 19 hybrid solar air conditioners in six public buildings in Pohnpei. With the aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in…

Lancement du premier guide "Pacific Organic Standard" (Norme océanienne d'agriculture biologique)

The Pacific Organic & Ethical Trade Community (POETCom) and the Pacific European Territories Regional Project for Sustainable Ecosystem Management (PROTEGE) project announced the launch of the first Pacific Organic Standard Guidebook, a pivotal tool…

Green News: Abundant Water and the Pacific Community works together to enhance access to drinking water in Timor-Leste

Abundant Water, an NGO that delivers health and hygiene benefits by using the power of social business, was selected by The Pacific Community (SPC) to help local communities in Timor-Leste access to safe drinking water.

Construire des communautés de pêcheurs prêtes à s’adapter au changement climatique au sein des territoires français du Pacifique

La pêche est d'une importance capitale pour la nutrition, la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens de subsistance de millions de personnes au sein des territoires français du Pacifique. Au cours des dernières années, les variations climatiques ont eu des…

UN Ocean Conference

Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for the Implementation of Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions   

SIDE EVENT: Un continent du Pacifique bleu durable - Intensifier l'action grâce aux sciences océaniques, aux politiques et aux connaissances traditionnelles

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Ocean Science Fact: L'élévation du niveau de la mer n'est pas seulement due à la fonte des glaciers

Did you know that sea level rise is not only due to melting glaciers?  About one third of today’s sea level rise is due to thermal expansion of the ocean – as the ocean warms, water expands and takes up more space. The other two-thirds come from…

L'info verte : Vanuatu - Lutter contre le changement climatique, c'est protéger les droits de la personne

Vanuatu - Addressing climate change is safeguarding human rights Bob Loughman Weibur, Prime minister of the Republic of Vanuatu, published an opinion piece in Newsweek, enhancing the fact that the climate crisis is a human rights crisis. According to him…
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