Our Ocean 2020 Conference

​Areas of Action The ocean gives us life. We rely on it for food, livelihoods, climate resilience and recreation. Ensuring the longevity of our planet’s life force requires decisive and collective action. Our Ocean 2020 will focus on six Areas of Action…

Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Stat of the week: access to resources and markets for small-scale fisheries

Photo: F. Milovac, SPC

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

Palau Independence Day

Palau upholds gender equality, social inclusion in disaster risk management

Securing food and water resources for the Pacific’s most remote communities showcased in documentary series launched today

Installation of water systems in Kapingamarangi, FSM, one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘…

Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.

Empowering Women in Organic Value Chains

As COVID-19 shapes and re-shapes the “new normal” in the Pacific, organic food and products will be a key to community adaptation and resiliency in the region’s economies and livelihoods, with the opportunity to advance a more inclusive gender and people…

Bridging fishers’ and Western scientific knowledges to farm sea cucumbers in a community setting in Palau

Photo © George Stoyle - A fisherwoman gleaning sea cucumbers in the seagrass beds adjacent to the farm By Caroline Ferguson1, Ann Singeo and Alex Ferrier-Loh Caroline Ferguson is a PhD candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and…
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