Thursday, June 30, 2022

UN atomic energy agency to work with Japan on Fukushima water disposal

The International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA), said on Tuesday that it will work closely with Japan which is preparing to release a million tonnes of...

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, a...

Oceans under threat like never before, warns World Meteorological Organisation

Climate change has hit the world’s oceans hard, UN weather experts said on Monday, in a call for lifesaving monitoring and early warning services...

Democratic Party reject calls for decade-long ban on seabed mining in policy flip

Following a recent public consultation in the northern group and an internal policy review, the Cook Islands Opposition Democratic Party has come out against...

Islands, rocks and tuna: Pacific nations draw new battle lines against rising seas

Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure rights to an ocean area...

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Fiji prepares to welcome Forum Leaders to Suva for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum

Leaders from across the Pacific region will be gathering next month for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and related meetings from 11-14 July...

Pacific Small Island Developing States call for stronger partnerships to sustainably manage oceans

By Pita Ligaiula in Lisbon, Portugal Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) are demanding greater action from countries responsible for increased pressure on marine ecosystems...

Marine and coastal ecosystems most threatened in the world

By Pita Ligaiula in Lisbon, Portugal Pacific leaders attending the 2022 UN Ocean Conferences this week heard that 'Marine and coastal ecosystems' are the most...