Australia Day 2024

Photo: Aerial view of 12 Apostles, Victoria, Australia - ©Ank Kumar/Wikimedia Commons

Unleashing the Power of Networks: Pacific's Journey in Mangrove Oyster Aquaculture

By Toky Rasoloarimanana   The International Tropical Rock Oyster Workshop took centre stage in Darwin, Australia last week. Hosted by Northern Territory Fisheries and The Pacific Community (SPC) Fisheries Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems FAME…

Gender equality and a safer ocean core to international meeting in Cairns, Australia

85 Delegates from Australia and Pacific nations are meeting in Cairns this week to help ensure safer and more equitable oceans for the entire region.  For the first time since COVID19, critical priorities on Pacific Search and Rescue along with…

Improving the quality of education in the Pacific

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Ocean Science Fact: The Great Barrier Reef

Did you know that the Great Barrier Reef is making up approximately 10% of the world’s coral ecosystems?

Annelise Young

Annelise Young is the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea since June 2022.   About the Australian Consulate-General in New Caledonia The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia.…

Keeping us all fed – The Pacific Food System

The term ‘food systems’ refers to interconnected activities involved in the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food.  They are enormously complex and important. And while food systems are now globally influenced, their impacts…

ABC Radio: Coronacast Pacific - Testing still key to controlling COVID in the Pacific

Testing has been one of the critical elements in global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. Dr Eka Buadromo is the Advisor for Laboratory Services in the Pacific, for the Pacific Community. She says now that borders are open and there is community…

Peter Ellis

Mr. Ellis brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the public sector and consultancy, in Australia, New Zealand and Timor-Leste. He has particular expertise in helping teams of technical staff through change, including transformation of…

SPC's 75th anniversary: In October 1977, the very first SPC's tagging cruise commenced

In October 1977 the first SPC tagging cruise commenced. Over the next three years the programme tagged 160,276 fish in all – far beyond the original projections of 100,000 – and visited the waters of every SPC member country, even Pitcairn.
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