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PCCOS, a new centre of excellence in Ocean Science

Navigating their way through the ocean channel using SPC Ocean Science information The Pacific Community Centre of Ocean Science, known as PCCOS, is a new centre of excellence in Ocean Science that draws together all of the technical and scientific work…

Stakeholder Engagement Ocean Science to Service Workshop

This workshop is developed with support from the Australian Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac). This two-day workshop will focus on stakeholder engagement to solicit feedback on ocean information products to improve dissemination…

Nadi Meteorological Services Staff Training on Oceans Science to Service Workshop

This workshop is developed with support from the Australian Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac).

New Tide Calendar Launched in Tuvalu

The Honourable Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sopoaga, launched the new 2019 Vaitupu Annual Tide Predictions Calendar yesterday at the National Climate Outlook Forum in Tuvalu. “These are very useful for planning and for Tuvaluans that go out fishing or…

Our Pacific Ocean Media Award launched for the Pacific islands

“Our Pacific Ocean Media Award” has been launched in commemoration of World Ocean Day on 8 June, 2018 to both recognise and encourage Pacific island journalists to highlight our Pacific ocean, the largest resource of our Pacific island region. The health…

Tuvalu aims to improve ocean forecasting and maritime safety

Tuvalu Meteorological Service staff along with stakeholders from across the national maritime industry gathered in Tuvalu this week for a workshop on ocean forecasting and maritime safety. Participants of the workshop highlighted the need for improved…

The Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science (PCCOS)

As stewards of the Pacific Ocean, leaders of the pacific island countries and territories are taking a lead to ‘conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development’ as outlined in the UN Sustainable Development…

Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and coastal ecosystems

The theme for this year’s World Oceans Day is - Our Oceans, Our Future. Over ninety-eight per cent of the Pacific region is ocean.  Marine and coastal ecosystems help to provide Pacific people with food, water, medicines, energy, transport, climate…

Strengthening understanding and use of ocean data in Cook Islands

Regional ocean science experts are in Cook Islands this week as part of a major initiative to strengthen the understanding and application of climate, ocean and sea level information in the Pacific Islands region. The Cook Islands Meteorological Service…

Integrated ocean management unites the Pacific

A Pacific region that is united makes for a strong global voice. How should that voice speak for our ocean? Delegates from across Oceania gathered in Apia, Samoa, this week to discuss new and emerging opportunities to increase the economic benefits to…
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