Collaborative effort to harness volcanic aquifers for sustainable water solutions in the Pacific

Recognising the need to tackle critical water management challenges for the region’s growing development needs and rising demand, three Pacific Island countries are teaming up to develop an innova

Pacific science body welcomes global maritime ruling as a win for science and the Blue Pacific region

Pacific Photo Contest: Submit your best climate change, marine environments, fisheries, or aquaculture pictures

The Pacific Community (SPC) is launching a photo contest with the theme of climate change, marine environments, fisheries, and/or aquaculture in the Pacific Islands region. We invite residents of the Pacific Islands region to submit entries. SPC is…

Green News: Plastic pollution is amplified by warning climate

Climate change and plastic pollution are interconnected global challenges. Rising temperatures and moisture alter plastic characteristics, contributing to waste, microplastic generation, and release of hazardous substances.

Pacific Overseas Countries and Territories meet to improve management of health risks to drinking water supplies

Les 11 et 12 mars 2024, un atelier régional sur l’alimentation en eau potable a été co-organisé à Tahiti, par la Polynésie française et le projet PROTEGE financé par l’Union européenne et mise en œuvre par la Communauté du Pacifique (CPS). Suite à cet…

Fiji and SPC collaborate to boost disaster preparedness and climate resilience

Credit: Aqela Susu/Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management In response to the escalating threats of climate change, including rising sea levels, climate-induced displacement, and increased frequency of extreme weather…

Digital Earth Pacific: A transformative tool unlocking access to data for Pacific youth to understand how their planet is changing in real-time 

During the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) held in Dubai, an event was held to showcase a new digital public infrastructure tool for policy and decision-makers in the Pacific.  

Climate change and natural disasters sourcebook

SPC has published a Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook, which is supporting Pacific Island Countries and Territories to measure climate change impacts at the household level in a consistent manner. Different modules are available, allowing…

Pacific leaders commit to championing children’s rights and give children the best World Children’s Day gift

This press release was originally written and published by UNICEF. Pacific leaders commit to championing children’s rights and give children the best World Children’s Day gift. United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Celebrates Positive…

UN Child Rights Committee meets with Pacific children and governments to share new guidance on children and environment  

This press release was originally written and shared by UNICEF. On the occasion of World Children’s Day, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child launched its new guidance on children’s rights and the environment with a special focus on climate…
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