Green News: Tackling the health danger of climate change

Sea level rise, ocean acidification and extreme weather are accelerating communicable diseases spread, increasing the risk of respiratory illnesses and affecting mental health. Building a fairer, healthier world means tackling the health danger of…

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

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

Green News: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resources

Green News series: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource and yet, one of the most fragile. Hosting up to 75% endemic species and 5 biodiversity…

Signature of a partnership agreement between France and the Pacific Community

Photo: Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Stuart Minchin, Director General of the Pacific Community (SPC)  

Green News: Coral bleaching

Green News Series: Coral bleaching Coral reefs are among the planet’s most diverse and valuable ecosystems and provide a key source of food and livelihoods for people across the Pacific Islands region. With recent models suggesting that extreme El Niño…

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 ‘…

Ocean and Climate Change Dialogue to consider how to strengthen adaptation and mitigation action

The Conference of the Parties at COP 25, by its decision 1/CP.25 paragraph 31, requested the Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) to convene at its fifty-second session (June 2020) a dialogue on the ocean and…

SPC Deputy Director General discusses climate change impacts on food security and Pacific economies

A New York Climate Week virtual panel, SPC Deputy Director-General Cameron Diver discusses the impacts of Climate Change on Food Security, Pacific economies and how the Pacific Community acts to address these issues.

Flipping the Switch: Affordable, Reliable and Renewable energy solutions for the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, we globally emit around 50 billion tonnes of CO2e each year. This is more than 40% higher than emissions in 1990, an increase from 35 billion tonnes. Human activity is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other global warming…

We need to slow down and reconnect with our Ocean for the future of the planet

By Stuart Minchin, Director-General Pacific Community (SPC) COVID19 has brought the world to a halt. The devastating impact of the global pandemic on people’s lives and the world’s economy is a jarring and historic turning point for all of us but it is…
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