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The Cook Islands is embracing technology for climate action

For centuries, Cook Islands communities ... leading the way in embracing technology and providing the community with easier access to forecasts. We’re excited to be moving with modern technology to im... read more

Small islands plead for action at UN climate talks

Tuesday saw ministers begin to put forward their country's case for action ... US is still part of the UN climate process as its pre-standing commitments last until 2020. Without naming any of the fou... read more

Pacific islands embracing greater regionalism to accompany rapid change

A recent move to establish the University of the South Pacific Stathan ICT Park, the Kalabo ICT economic zone and the ATH technology park in Fiji should support this ambition. A subregional approach t... read more

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Small Islands, Beacons for the Rest of the World

Without global action ... Small islands need support including financing and technology transfer from the developed world to be able to make this transition and to cope with current and future climate ... read more

Deep sea mining: coming soon to an ocean near you

The current challenge is to move these operations ... Indeed, at a summit on Deep-Sea Mining in London two months ago Mark Brown, Minister of Minerals and Natural Resources of the Cook Islands, announ... read more

Papua New Guinea moves to launch new coal mining industry

“It is no secret that the first ever climate change ... at this point in time.” Other regional governments have also expressed concerns about coal mining. In 2015 leaders of Pacific Smaller Island Sta... read more

The 9 Most Endangered Islands in the World (PHOTOS)

Specifically, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change listed the "Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tonga, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Cook ... Times, political leaders of the M... read more

New Management Measures Needed in Essential Tuna Fisheries

With the decline of bigeye tuna, the declining economic viability of the south Pacific albacore fleet, and concerns about the status of other important tuna species, the time is right for action ... C... read more

A challenging year ahead for New Zealand’s aid organisations

Intractable conflicts, natural disasters, refugees, climate change and growing inequality will continue ... will all make their presence felt this year in the Pacific. · The Cook Islands is on the bri... read more

More countries embrace geothermal

More countries throughout the world are set to embrace geothermal with others having ... which makes it rather difficult for projects with long lead-in times to move forward in an unpredictable econom... read more

Pacific leaders to turn up heat on climate change

Fiji, as one of the island nations on the frontline of climate change, has been invited to chair the talks, making this week's PIF an important forum for Pacific leaders to discuss ... The PIF links A... read more

Pacific pariah: how Australia’s love of coal has left it out in the diplomatic cold

There is no scenario in which building new coal mines, and expanding existing ones, is compatible with effectively tackling climate change. Pacific island governments are calling for a global move awa... read more

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