Pacific Island countries come together to discuss water scarcity

Water is essential for life, but it is a scarce resource in many Pacific Island countries. Climate change adds to the undersupply, with rising sea levels threatening freshwater supplies.

A Floating University for the Pacific Islands

This content was originally published on the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development / Te Tini A Tangaroa website

Pacific Islands ocean acidification training

Strengthening Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in Samoa

Photo: SPC team deploying a buoy in Apia Harbour   Ocean observation buoys were deployed in Apia harbour to strengthen early warning capability of the Samoa Meteorological Services and technical agencies including the Disaster Management Office,…

Fiji scientists as master trainers to support ocean acidification monitoring in the Pacific

Photo: USP and SPC Staff at Ocean Acidification Workshop   Ocean acidification directly impacts local coastal environments and livelihoods in the Pacific. Pacific Islands countries have many reef-dependent communities who are vulnerable to…

Tonga looks to strengthen its impact-based forecasting capabilities

Photo: The staff of the Tonga Meteorological Services together with the expert team from SPC, NIWA and the GeoOcean-UC team during the photo session of this training at the Observatory Site, Tonga MET Office, Fua’amotu.  

New Ocean Acidification Training Hub launched to tackle growing threat

Pacific Islands scientists during an ocean acidification training workshop in Suva, Fiji Image credit: The Ocean Foundation   A new Suva-based Regional Ocean Acidification Training Hub launched today will combat ocean acidification and its effects…

SPC – NIWA Learning Exchange Webinar Series

Inter-agency collaboration, a core principle in the development field, maximises impact of work of developing agencies and increases the value delivered to their stakeholders.

The New Zealand funded Pacific tuna MSE project

The seminar will describe the work conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC) to support the development of harvest strategies by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) for its key tuna stocks and fisheries (skipjack, bigeye,…

Weather and Impact forecasting

Photo credit: NIWA Tuesday 14th September 2021, 2pm (NZ)
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