Palau Targets 100% managed ocean space

By Ngewakl Issac Soaladaob, Island Times Amid challenges heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic and discussions about the possibility of opening its marine sanctuary, which currently protects 80% of its waters, the Palau Government unveiled a bold objective…

Ocean Commissioner talks about OPOC move to Palau

Talungab Media Company by Ngewakl Isaac Soaladaob Pacific Ocean Commissioner, Dr. Filimon Maloni, speaks about the move of the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner to Palau.

Pacific school leadership summit 2023: Palau

Education managers and school principals from across the region will convene in Nadi from 14 to 18 August for the Regional Summit on Advancing Resilience and Inclusion through Sustainable School Leadership to update the Regional School Leadership…

Stat of the week : In 2018, Palau imported 32 tonnes of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic invertebrates from Guam

In 2018, Palau imported 32 tonnes of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic invertebrates from Guam.   You can discover more about trade statistics with the Pacific Food and Beverage Trade Dashboard. A great collaboration with @UOW  

Technical training with Palau supports ocean management through defined maritime zones

Palau officials, Mr David Idip and Mr Takamatsu Emesiochel of PALARIS with Malakai Vakautawale, Molly Powers-Tora, and Andrick Lal of SPC  

Biodiversity Rich-Palau Launches Ambitious Marine Spatial Planning Initiative

By Busani Bafana  BULAWAYO, Apr 28 2023 (IPS) - Growing up in Palau in the western Pacific Ocean, Surangel Whipps Jr. played on the reefs and spearfished on an island teeming with birds, giant clams, fish, and turtles. Today that has all changed as a…

Our Ocean Conference 2023: Palau leading the way for sustainable coastal and marine tourism

Our Ocean Conference 2023: Palau launches Marine Spatial Planning to guide sustainable management of exclusive economic zone

Stat of the week: 90% of Palau land's area is covered by forest

Did you know? 90% of Palau land's area is covered by forest (2020). The Pacific Region (excluding Australia and New Zealand) has the highest forest cover of any region in the world. It is crucial to protect these forests because we depend on them for our…

Palau women cultivate success from the taro patch to the policy table

Series of SPC stories for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) 2022, demonstrating how science and technical support contributes to ending GBV.   SPC’s POETCom has worked with the Palau Organic Growers Association, Pacific Guarantee…
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