First ever Pacific disaster reduction declaration to drive political leadership and build a safer region endorsed by Ministers

Photo: Pacific delegates at the inaugural Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Ministers Meeting in Nadi, Fiji Pacific Ministers responsible for disaster risk management have sounded a call for collective, coordinated and accelerated action to reduce the…

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…

It’s time to wake up to the importance of ocean health

The recent UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon focused on solutions to conserve and sustainably manage the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development — the heart of SDG14 - life below water.

Pacific Leaders take Pacific solutions to the United Nations Oceans Conference

Pacific solutions to the global ocean crisis took centre stage at the recent United Nations Ocean Conference.

Building Community Resilience through an Integrated Watershed Management Plan

SIDE EVENT: A Sustainable Blue Pacific Continent – Scaling up action through Ocean Science, Policy and Traditional knowledge

Building capacity for climate adaptation in the Pacific region

As Pacific islands are highly vulnerable to climate change, the Pacific Community (SPC) is committed to building countries' technical capacities to scale up climate action and progress toward achieving the Agenda 2030. Over the last 6 months, SPC trained…

In the Pacific, climate change is happening now

With many countries exposed to sea-level rise, dramatic increases in heat, and extreme precipitation forecast, the Pacific region is already affected by the impacts of climate change. Extreme weather events, displacement, food security issues are all…

Waste not, want not: Unusual fuel for Pacific green energy needs

Waste not, want not: Unusual fuel for Pacific green energy needs     Around the world rapid development and population growth have outpaced the capacity to deal with the waste produced.  In parallel, large sections of communities lack access to clean,…
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