A Floating University for the Pacific Islands

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Pacific Islands ocean acidification training

Ocean Science Fact: Sea level rise will increase two to seven times this century

Global mean sea level (GMSL) is rising and the phenomenon is accelerating. Indeed, last century (1901-2000) GMSL rose by 15cm, whereas predictions for the 2011-2100 period are an additional 30 cm to 110 cm, depending on the area and the carbon emission…

Vulnerable Pacific Islands look to data to cope with disasters and help heal the environment


New MoU to enhance protection and sustainable management of Pacific Ocean resources

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Virtual Talanoa: Knowledge exchange on national ocean policies and youth-led initiatives in the Pacific

Pacific Early Career Ocean Professionals Join us on 17 December to hear about the outstanding work done by young ocean professionals in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Samo, and Fiji. The idea is to share, exchange, build your network, and start new…

Pacific Food Systems

The future of food and food systems in the Pacific will play a key role in supporting the region, the planet’s recovery and revival from COVID-19, and the long-term health, resilience and prosperity of the Pacific people. The first United Nations Food…

World Oceans Day: Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science (PCCOS) Launch of Decade Action

Global satellites to boost access to relevant data in the Pacific

​ Pacific Countries are committed to the development of a new Digital Earth Pacific Program that will allow the use of global satellite systems to better understand the changes to our environment and countries in the Pacific. The Pacific Community (SPC)…

Online regional workshop discusses how legislative frameworks address gender and human rights in coastal fisheries and aquaculture

Representatives from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in a three-day virtual workshop held from 15-17 July, 2020. The virtual workshop discussed gender, social inclusion…
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