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Whales could help islands meet their emissions reductions

13 April, 2017 - 6:24 pm in Community, Environment, Latest News, Pacific Region, World

  By Kavya Balaraman The SCIENTIFIC, 11 April 2017: Unlikely heroes could play a starring role in helping the Pacific islands meet their climate commitments: whales. Residents of the Pacific islands are keeping an anxious eye on the whales that populate…

Strengthening ICT partnerships for Samoa, Tokelau and Tuvalu

  Hon. Afamasaga Lepuia’i Rico Tupai, Samoa’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology with Hon. Mose Pelasio, Tokelau Minister…

TUI-Samoa submarine cable route survey is underway

9 April, 2017 - 7:23 am in Business, Latest News, Pacific Region, Technology

  The Survey vessel carrying out the marine route survey for the 1,470km TUI - Samoa Cable  APIA, SAMOA, 09 APRIL 2017 – The Samoa Submarine Cable…

Pacific iCLIM Project Discussions Underway

7 April, 2017 - 12:31 pm in Environment, Latest News, Pacific Region

  Regional participants at the Pacific iCLIM Project Discussions at SPREP this week APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 6 APRIL 2017: Discussions for the Pacific iCLIM Project, which aims to enhance regional capacity in climate change information knowledge management…

Whale Poo and Climate Change on the Agenda at Pacific Whale Conference

6 April, 2017 - 12:46 pm in Environment, Latest News, Pacific Region, World

  The carcass of a dead whale washed up at the coast of Letogo village three years ago Nuku’alofa, Tonga – 05 April, 2017: What do whale excrement and climate change have in common? More than you may think, according to a special report on Climate…