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Island states demand 1.5 degrees C to stay alive

23 September, 2009 - 9:57 am in Environment

22 September 2009 - New York - Leaders of the world's island states have demanded that the new post-2012 international climate agreement guarantee their countries' livelihood and survival by ensuring that global warming be kept well below 1.5 degrees Celsius…

Restoring Nu’utele an Nu’ulua’s former glory

11 September, 2009 - 1:22 pm in Environment

The valuable native wildlife of Samoa’s Nu’utele and Nu’ulua islands, is being restored by a partnership of various environmental agencies. An important…

Mentally handicapped or hallucinating?

5 August, 2009 - 2:45 pm in Environment

APIA: 5 August 2009 - A young man considered to be mentally handicapped has been referred for medical advice before he can stand to answer charges against…

Adapting to climate change – a Pacific response

30 June, 2009 - 11:36 am in Environment

APIA: 30 June 2009 - The single biggest and most important regional adaptation to climate change project that spans 13 island countries is the focus of a one week workshop in Apia, Samoa. The Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project (PACC) opened its inception…

Inaugural National Summit on Climate Change

27 May, 2009 - 5:27 pm in Environment

The Government of Samoa will convene its Inaugural National Summit on Climate Change (NSCC) from 28– 29 May 2009 to commemorate the Year of Climate Change in Samoa.  The Summit will be the platform that will bring all stakeholders that have vested interests…