Green News: Pitcairn’s authorities have launched a renewable energy project
Pitcairn Islands, a group of five islands with a total area of 47 km2 and which constitute one of the most remote archipelagos in the world, turn to safer, greener energies that best meet the needs of the population.
Green News: SPC runs the Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT), a lab facility that maintains, tests and distributes crop varieties that are key for food and nutrition security
Did you know that SPC runs the Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT), a lab facility that maintains, tests and distributes crop varieties that are key for food and nutrition security? Since COVID-19, the need for Pacific countries to be more self-…
The PROTEGE project supports the sustainable management of pearl farming in Mangareva, French Polynesia
(Content available only in French) Dans le cadre du projet PROTEGE, une délégation composée de deux agents de la Direction des Ressources Marines de Polynésie française et de deux agents de la Communauté du Pacifique, se sont déplacés à Mangareva du 25…
Wallis and Futuna fight against invasive species to preserve its biodiversity
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Nature-based solutions key to new farm learning network
A new network of organic farms that launched today will work to increase food security and help protect the Pacific’s food system from current and future shocks, including climate change and public health emergencies such as COVID-19.
Enhancing Palau’s Eco Paradise radio station to broadcast climate resilience information
Caption: His Excellency President Surangel Whipps Jr., President of the Republic of Palau at Eco Paradise FM updating the public live via Facebook & Radio during Typhoon Surigae Awareness about climate resilience, health and environmental stewardship…
Pacific Organic Learning Farm Network Launch
The Pacific Organic Learning Farm (OLF) Network is an LRD project administered by POETCom. The launch is at SPC HQ in Noumea next Friday, May 28 at 10 am Noumea time, 11 am in Fiji.
Fisheries Story: Adaptability is key to sustaining capacity development and technical support for Pacific Island member countries during the COVID-19 crisis
As COVID-19 infections spread across the globe in early 2020 and governments shut down international travel, the Pacific Community’ Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP) was forced to stop business-as-usual and confront how to deliver its work programmes…
Green News: Tap water, the main source of drinking water in New Caledonia
9 out of 10 New Caledonians use tap water as their main source of drinking water. The New Caledonia Health and Social Affairs Department carried out a “water-health barometer” study financed by the European PROTEGE project. According to this study, New…
Green News: Substitutes for imported animal-feed products are being found through local production of insects for poultry farmers
By drawing inspiration from how natural ecosystems functions, a circular economy makes it possible to: create positive value loops with each use or reuse of the material or product before its final destruction, avoid depletion of natural resources by…