Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The world could hit 1.5C warming in a decade. That’s terrible news for the...

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By Mark Howden and Morgan Wairiu A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finds that the world may warm by...

Extinction of Small States is the price of inaction against Climate Change

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Only rapid and drastic action against climate change can prevent a climate breakdown, according to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released...

Pacific at peril under current climate policies, new commitments still inadequate: report

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Current climate policies mean the world is on course for up to 3.9 degrees of heating, which would see a number of Pacific Island...

Vanuatu prepares to establish a National Human Rights Institution

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The Government of Vanuatu and non-government stakeholders recently undertook a scoping study on establishing a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) in the country. The scoping...

Climate, Covid and Co-ordination: Forum leaders hold online summit

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By Nic Maclellan A virtual summit of the Pacific Islands Forum will be held this Friday 06 August, after the annual face-to-face meeting of...

Nauru and Tuvalu athletes appear on BBC live interview from Tokyo

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo Two athletes from Oceania were guests on the BBC World Sport broadcast in a live cross on the...

PCCC launch innovative logo design competition for Pacific Artists!

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Are you an aspiring Pacific artist or graphic designer? The Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) hosted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment...

Safeguarding Melanesian fishing communities against climate threats

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Those who live on the islands and atolls of the southwestern Pacific Ocean are exposed to rising seas and severe storms like almost no...

World’s best female weightlifters at the Tokyo Olympics inspire Nancy Abouke of Nauru

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo At only 18 years of age, Nancy Abouke of Nauru is now ranked 10th in the women’s 76kg...

Dr Luis Cruz reflects on ONOC’s Medical Shared Services at Tokyo 2020

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Since the ancient Olympics in Greece, medicine and healthcare have played a key role in the success of athletes in every Olympiad The same holds...

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