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Pacific Island Climate Officers Enhances Skills on the Use o... Pacific Island Climate Officers Enhances Skills on the Use of the Seasonal Climate Outlook for the Pacific Islands (SCOPIC) Tool The Australian Aid funded Climate and Oceans Support Programme for the Pacific (COSPPac) project, commenced its specialized training of Pacific Climate Officers on the use of the Seasonal Climate Outl... More detail
Clean Seas and Healthy Ocean for People at First Pacific Blu... Clean Seas and Healthy Ocean for People at First Pacific Blue Economy Conference Pollution, plastics, illegal fishing and climate change were hot topics at the Pacific Blue Economy Conference this week in Suva, Fiji, held by the Pacific Islands Development Forum.The Prime Minister... More detail
Bright futures in ocean research Bright futures in ocean research The opportunities for marine science and knowledge management in developing regions were celebrated at the first Pacific Blue Economy Conference this week in Suva, Fiji, held by the Pacific Islands De... More detail
Regional trust fund on meteorology proposed Regional trust fund on meteorology proposed   By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Association (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Solomon Islands Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has suggested a Pacific ‘... More detail
Tongan Govt commits US$25 million for MET service Tongan Govt commits US$25 million for MET service   By Ana Uili of MEIDAC (Tonga) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Government of Tonga will be committing US$25 million to the kingdom’s meteorological service to develop resilie... More detail
PNG affirms commitment to regional meteorology goals PNG affirms commitment to regional meteorology goals By Matthew Vari of South Pacific Courier (Post Courier) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – No one single country can address the impacts of natural hazards alone. That was message co... More detail
Met service plays crucial role in aviation safety Met service plays crucial role in aviation safety By Linny Folau of Matangi Tonga Online 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The importance of meteorological services to support safe and efficient of aviation and the safety of peopl... More detail
Pacific Met’s speed-dating hailed a great success Pacific Met’s speed-dating hailed a great success   By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The first-ever Pacific Meteorological Council Meeting donors and meteorology director’s roundtable and ‘speed-da... More detail
Pacific Ministers remember Marshallese Climate advocate Pacific Ministers remember Marshallese Climate advocate By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Assocation (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Pacific Meteorology Ministers today paid their respect in a moment of silence acknowledgi... More detail
Pacific Ministers urged to decide wisely for the region Pacific Ministers urged to decide wisely for the region By Yvette D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services & Ruci Vakamino of Wansolwara 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Ministers were today requested to make wise decisi... More detail
PMC emphasis on “reaching the last mile” PMC emphasis on “reaching the last mile” By Joshua Lafoai of School of Journalism, National University of Samoa 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Pacific Meteorology Council is aiming at including everyone in the push ... More detail
Pacific tourism seals link with Pacific meteorologists Pacific tourism seals link with Pacific meteorologists By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Tourism development is underpinned by weather and climate information, says South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO... More detail
Robust science critical in Climate Change projects in the re... Robust science critical in Climate Change projects in the region: GCF By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Association (PINA) 18 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – ‘Robust science’ is critical in accessing Green Climate Fund (GCF) for the Pacific r... More detail
Hydrology is a key focus of Pacific Met Hydrology is a key focus of Pacific Met By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Water and hydrology services are the new priorities included in the reviewed Pacific Island Meteorology Strategy (PI... More detail
Met directors hail the work of PMC Met directors hail the work of PMC By Matthew Vari of South Pacific Post (Post Courier) 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – THE Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) has made huge strides since its transition from the r... More detail
Disaster financing project piloted in Solomon Islands Disaster financing project piloted in Solomon Islands By Ruci Vakamino of Wansolwara 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Solomon Islands are piloting a project that links weather prediction models to disaster risk management. It’s call... More detail
FINPAC sets its mark in the region FINPAC sets its mark in the region By Ana Uili of MEIDAC 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Since its inception in 2012, the FINPAC Project has made its mark in the Pacific by introducing many firsts to the region. T... More detail
PMC keen on developing meteorology studies PMC keen on developing meteorology studies By Joshua Lafoai of the School of Journalism, National University of Samoa 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – At the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) meeting in Honiara, National... More detail
Weather services a never-ending story Weather services a never-ending story By Yvette T D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Finnish-Pacific (FINPAC) project is wrapping up the Pacific countries with a stark r... More detail
Samoa promotes smartphone app for weather warnings to region... Samoa promotes smartphone app for weather warnings to regional meeting By Seia Ualesi of Savali Newspaper 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Samoa showcased its smartphone app designed to deliver warnings in times of natural disasters as well as d... More detail
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