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10th Pacific Islands Conference: Nature Conservation and Protected Area
The theme for the conference is Nature Conservation Action for a Resilient Pacific, with effective conservation and management of biodiversity critical for ensuring Pacific island countries and territories are resilient and adaptable to a changing world…
Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) Meeting - Oct 2019
The fourth meeting of the Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) will occur from 28 to 29 November, 2019, at the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea, New Caledonia. The meeting will cover the following topics:
Successful end to #UnitedagainstNCDs training programme
SPC recently completed a training programme designed to build capacity of health professionals from the French-speaking Pacific Island countries and territories (New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia and Vanuatu). The programme consisted of…
RESCCUE activity in New Caledonia: Protected Areas Network
RESCCUE Project in a Nutshell In order to preserve the biodiversity of the Great South, RESCCUE helped developing the network of protected areas.
RESCCUE activity in New Caledonia: Fire
RESCCUE Project in a Nutshell Now heading to New Caledonia, more precisely in the Great South where fire is one of the main threats to biodiversity and to people.
RESCCUE activity in New Caledonia: Ecological Restoration
RESCCUE Project in a Nutshell The environment of the Great South has been degraded by fire and mining. RESCCUE developed a restoration strategy for the degraded sites so as to increase consistency and efficiency of actions by the various stakeholders.
Biodiversity in Oceania
La Plateforme intergouvernementale scientifique et politique sur la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques (IPBES) a été créée en 2012 et compte aujourd'hui 129 États membres. Sa 7ème conférence plénière s’est déroulée à Paris du 29 avril au 4 mai…
In New Caledonia, when the house is on fire, traditional leaders can help
Seven hundred years. That’s the time the Mont-Dore forest in New Caledonia will need to regenerate, after a bush fire destroyed most of it last year.
The Pacific Community supports the implemenation of mitigation hierarchy in New Caledonia
In partnership with New Caledonia's three Provinces, the Pacific Community published an operational guide to streamline project environmental impact assessment and the implementation of measures to avoid, minimise and – as a last resort – to offset the…