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Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018

Tonga achieves world first

17 April, 2018. - The Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pōhiva officially launched the Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council Strategy 2017-2027 today in...

Bearing Witness climate storytellers gear up for Fiji challenge

11 April, 2018. - Two postgraduate students on the Pacific Media Centre’s Bearing Witness climate change project are due to jet to Fiji this weekend. Journalism student...

GEF-Small Grant Programme – Call for Proposals workshops have begun

10 April, 2018. Samoa - In 2015, a group of local youth decided that something had to be done about the gradual decline of...

The ‘voyage of a lifetime’ for budding Samoan environmentalist

5 April, 2018. Samoa - Young Samoan, Mr Jorim-Paul Philips, is the first ever Pacific islander invited to take part in the Young Blake...
PC - Angelica Salele-Sefo

Making a difference for women and the environment – Angelica Salele-Sefo

31 March, 2018. Samoa - After learning that many women and girls in poverty don't have access to sanitary pads and products in many...

College students deliberate on SDGs & Climate Change in Samoa

30 March, 2018. Samoa - On March 28th, the Government of Samoa through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) and in collaboration...

‘Greater Apia Integrated Water Management Plan’ launched by MNRE

27 March, 2018. Samoa - In response to the increasing negative effects of climate change, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Fiame Naomi...

Effects of increased urban development “concerning”, says Deputy PM

27 March, 2018. Samoa - Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Hon Fiame Naomi Mataafa, says that the effects of increased development in upland urban areas...
Photo source: Angelica Salele-Sefo @asalele Pictame.com

Samoan Business woman winner of UN Environment Sustainability Grant

26 March, 2018. Samoa - A Samoan businesswoman producing reusable feminine hygiene products has been awarded a US$10,000 (SAT$25,399.81) supporting grant from UN Environment. As...
Canadian water activist Autumn Peltier, a 13-year-old from Manitoulin Island, addresses the UN General Assembly on world water day. Her plea to protect the world's water was part of the UN's launch of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development. (Manuel Elias/UN Photo)

Canadian teen tells UN ‘warrior up’ to protect water

22 March, 2018. By Melissa Kent. It's time to "warrior up," stop polluting the planet and give water the same rights and protections as...