A Floating University for the Pacific Islands

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We know more about the moon than we know about our oceans - Early Career Oceans Professionals in Vanuatu

Steve Hango and fellow ECOP Mildrek Kelokelo aboard the One Ocean Expedition in Fiji For a long time, the Vanuatu oceans office, charged with the management of Vanuatu’s marine environment and its resources, has been a one-man affair. Toney Trevi, Head…

Pacific Leaders take Pacific solutions to the United Nations Oceans Conference

Pacific solutions to the global ocean crisis took centre stage at the recent United Nations Ocean Conference.

New agreement boosts vital scientific collaboration in the Pacific

A new agreement between UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) and the leading scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, The Pacific Community (SPC), will boost ocean science collaboration for the world's…

Meet Jérome Aucan, Head of the Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science (PCCOS)

What is PCCOS? Why is ocean science important? What does PCCOS hope to achieve? These are the questions answered by Jerome Aucan, Head of PCCOS.

Ocean Science Fact: Only 19% of the ocean floor has been mapped globally

Less than 20% of the oceans have been mapped in high resolution. In the #Pacific, research has a crucial role in improving our understanding of the #ocean and its influence on the livelihoods of human beings. 

World Oceans Day 2021: Sharing solutions for coastal and marine resilience

The event will bring together public institutions, land managers, businesses and NGOs to develop joint actions for coastal adaptation. SPC's Deputy-Director General, Cameron Diver, will take part in the opening 'Time for Action' panel on…

Ocean Decade Virtual Series - Fostering innovative ocean science partnerships for Small Island Developing States in the Ocean Decade

Convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO, in partnership with United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small…

A Roadmap for Using the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development in Support of Science, Policy, and Action

A Roadmap for Using the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development in Support of Science, Policy, and Action The health of the ocean, central to human well-being, has now reached a critical point. Most fish stocks are overexploited, climate…
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