Green News: Ocean-based climate solutions can provide 20% of the emissions reductions needed to avoid catastrophic Climate Change
Ocean-based climate solutions can provide 20% of the emissions reductions needed to avoid catastrophic Climate Change. The Pacific region, host of the largest of the world's five oceans, can be a game changer for Ocean Climate Action.
Green News: Climate change impacts on the environmental, economic and social viability of PICTs
We all have a responsibility to lead by example: learn more about SPC’s engagement to restore ecosystems!
Green News: Mangroves help to protect our habitat
When cyclones and storms hit Pacific islands, mangroves help to protect homes near the sea, and coral reef. They also store carbon in the soil they grow in. It’s up to all of us to protect and restore our precious mangroves.
Green News: Adding local organic food to your meal can help improve your diet
Adding local organic food to your meal can help improve your diet, add color to your life and make a real change for biodiversity? Cooking these products is a powerful and easy way to protect Pacific biodiversity, as it helps lower the impact of…
Green News: Pacific Islands are more vulnerable to impacts of climate change
Island nations in the Pacific are more vulnerable to the multiple impacts of climate change than any other region in the world. Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions is needed now to limit the exposure of Pacific islanders to sea level rise, coastal…
Green News: Tap water, the main source of drinking water in New Caledonia
9 out of 10 New Caledonians use tap water as their main source of drinking water. The New Caledonia Health and Social Affairs Department carried out a “water-health barometer” study financed by the European PROTEGE project. According to this study, New…
Green News: Transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes
Pacific Islands are scattered across 1/3 of the earth. On Earth Day let's remember transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes.
Green News: Substitutes for imported animal-feed products are being found through local production of insects for poultry farmers
By drawing inspiration from how natural ecosystems functions, a circular economy makes it possible to: create positive value loops with each use or reuse of the material or product before its final destruction, avoid depletion of natural resources by…
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…
Green News: reusing waste from fisheries and aquaculture for agricultural purposes
In a context of environmental and health disruptions, reusing waste from fisheries and aquaculture for agricultural purposes has real resilience potential for local communities in the Pacific Islands. Tests are currently being carried out in French…