Geoscience, Energy and Maritime Division (GEM)

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The Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science (PCCOS)

Integrated Ocean Science, Services, Expertise, and Capacity Building for the Pacific Islands What is PCCOS The Pacific Community (SPC) is the region’s hub for science, technology and innovation for sustainable development, and home to the Pacific…

 What an ocean scientist looks like

Imagine a scientist. Go ahead, humor me. What does your scientist look like? Lab coat? Check. Test tube? Check. Snorkle?...... in the Pacific Islands, you better believe it. Now, return to that image of a scientist. Did you imagine a man or a woman?…

Kiribati Communities Reap Benefits of improved Water and Sanitation infrastructure

KIRIWATSAN Phase 2 - Kiribati Water and Sanitation in the Outer Islands A partnership funded by the European Union Over 9,000 people in 35 villages across the 16 outer islands of the Gilbert group in Kiribati now have improved access to water and…

Working together for our Ocean

Across the Pacific Islands, the ocean separates, connects, threatens and sustains us. The ocean has a tremendous impact upon the lives of every islander, but we are only gradually beginning to understand the enormous impact we are having on it. Ensuring…

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction- Statement by Dr. A. Aumua, SPC Deputy Director-General

Check against delivery Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Statement by Dr Audrey Aumua Deputy Director General, The Pacific Community (SPC)    

Safer Seas, Cleaner Oceans: The PIDSS program

For centuries, pacific people have travelled across the vast oceans using traditional canoes and other means of transportation. Today hundreds of thousands of people are dependent on sea and shipping services for business, inter-island travel or just the…

Atoll nations unite against the exceptional and existential threat caused by climate change

The four exclusively atoll nations came together in Fiji recently to discuss the fact their homes and cultures are at an increased risk as a result of the global climate crisis.  High level representatives from the Republic of the Marshall Islands,…

PACIFIC RESILIENCE MEETING - OUTCOMES STATEMENT

PACIFIC RESILIENCE MEETING - OUTCOMES STATEMENT  

Forty biogas digesters installed in the islands of Tuvalu bring community cleaner cooking stoves

The islands of Tuvalu are now able to use sustainable energy to cook their food after the installation of forty (40) biogas digesters in Niulakita, Nukulaelae, Nukufetau, Vaitupu, Nui, Niutao and Funafuti.

Workshop on UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

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