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Pohnpei vessel to assist MV Hapilmohol-1 stranded in Woleai

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

A new strain of  coconut rhinoceros beetle, which was first discovered on Guam in 2007, is causing massive ecological devastation to Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, threatening the Pacific island nations' coconut industry.

The Pacific Community (SPC) estimated that bo...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

While traditional and customary fishing practices are paramount to the sustainable management of vulnerable coastal fisheries in the Pacific island countries, challenges may still exist in protecting the rights of small-scale fishers in the region, according to a recen...

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) have completed an agreement for the exchange of maritime boundaries data, which would better facilitate responses to cases of illegal fishing within a jurisdiction's maritime zones....

Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Guam Ancestral Lands Commission closed fiscal 2019 with a significant increase of $4.9 million (56 percent) in net income, which increased by $1.8 million from FY 2018’s net income of $3.1 million, according to the Office of Public Accountability....

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

This experimental device is located on the outer slope of the reef, south of Toombo Reef, near the Boulari Pass, south of the Lighthouse. The device consists of a yellow houlographic buoy 40 cm in diameter, as well as 2 orange floats.

Noumea, New Caledonia – As part of...

Friday, December 6, 2019

The Micronesian Association for Sustainable Aquaculture (MASA) and Kiribati agreed this week on national documents leading to a regional business development strategy for aquaculture in Micronesia. This is the final step of a regional project financed by the Food and A...

Friday, November 22, 2019

Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project.

The community in the small...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Pacific MPs with staff of RRRT and other donors and stakeholders during the Regional MPs Dialogue on Human Rights, Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Port Vila from Nov. 5 to 7, 2019. Photo courtesy of SPC

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Pacific Members of Parliament (...

Friday, November 8, 2019

Noumea, New Caledonia – The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on Friday signed an Accreditation Master Agreement to further expand their partnership in favor of mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the Pacific.

This significant brea...

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Noumea, New Caledonia – Over 60 technical Fisheries and Aquaculture Officers from 20 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) met this week in Noumea to discuss ways to continue developing the growing aquaculture sector and to address crucial coastal fishe...

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