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Tonga to host major international whale conservation confere... Tonga to host major international whale conservation conference Whales in a Changing Ocean, Nuku'alofa, Tonga, 4 - 6 April 2017Whales in a Changing Ocean is a new approach to whale conservation. The three-day event will focus on emerging threats to Pacific whales ... More detail
Pacific-UK marine science partnership to promote environment... Pacific-UK marine science partnership to promote environmental research and collaboration Pacific-UK marine science collaboration has been further strengthened with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPR... More detail
SPREP strengthens partnership with the Global Island Partner... SPREP strengthens partnership with the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) 2017 began in the spirit of partnership for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), officially becoming a Friend of the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA). Working to... More detail
EBSA, on the agenda at the global biodiversity conference EBSA, on the agenda at the global biodiversity conference 15 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There's a buzz-acronym at the global biodiversity talks that is heard often, it helps the 198 Parties to the Convention on Biodiversity meet their obligati... More detail
The Cartagena Protocol and the Pacific islands The Cartagena Protocol and the Pacific islands 15 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - How much do you know about the Cartagena Protocol on biosafety and why it is important for the Pacific islands?There are ten Pacific parties to this Protoc... More detail
Engaging countries for improved protected area information: ... Engaging countries for improved protected area information: BIOPAMA Pacific Programme in Kiribati A national stakeholder's workshop for Kiribati was completed this month to initiate national activities under the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme. The workshop brought ... More detail
Choiseul province in Solomon Islands takes action for green ... Choiseul province in Solomon Islands takes action for green town 15 December, 2016, Solomon Islands - Environmental groups and authorities of Choiseul province in the Solomon Islands are taking steps to educate and inspire their population to take action for their ... More detail
Regional Invasive Species Schools Challenge Winners announce... Regional Invasive Species Schools Challenge Winners announced! The creativity of Pacific island school children have 'wowed' the judges of the Pacific Invasives Regional Schools Challenge which was launched by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment P... More detail
Protected Areas key to saving Pacific biodiversity Protected Areas key to saving Pacific biodiversity "Investing in the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems is one of the most effective, efficient and equitable pathways to achieving the sustainable development goals," – Helen Clark, Director ... More detail
Aichi Target 13 in the Pacific islands with Palau Aichi Target 13 in the Pacific islands with Palau 13 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different st... More detail
Aichi Target 12 in the Pacific islands with Papua New Guinea Aichi Target 12 in the Pacific islands with Papua New Guinea 13 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different st... More detail
Aichi Target 11 in the Pacific islands with Papua New Guinea Aichi Target 11 in the Pacific islands with Papua New Guinea 13 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different st... More detail
The Value of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Agricult... The Value of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Agriculture in the Pacific 13 December 2016, CBD COP 13, Cancun Mexico - Integrating the benefits we receive from biodiversity into agricultural production and management in the Pacific islands is at the core of a technical gui... More detail
Local communities key to Fiji achieving protected area targe... Local communities key to Fiji achieving protected area target 13 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - In its endeavour to protect and conserve the biodiversity of Fiji, the island nation has declared a target to protect 16% of all land area by the year 2020... More detail
Aichi Target 10 in the Pacific islands with SPREP Aichi Target 10 in the Pacific islands with SPREP 12 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico -There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different str... More detail
Aichi Target 9 in the Pacific islands with the Cook Islands Aichi Target 9 in the Pacific islands with the Cook Islands 12 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different st... More detail
Aichi Target 8 in the Pacific islands with Samoa Aichi Target 8 in the Pacific islands with Samoa 12 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different st... More detail
"Blue Fee" to fund conservation and climate adaptation effor... 9 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico - The Republic of the Marshall Islands has announced the Blue Fee, an internal financial initiative that uses a percentage of the islands tuna fund for financ... More detail
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Micronesia Challeng... Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Micronesia Challenge "My friends, the clock is ticking on all of us. At no time in the history of our planet have the consequences of our country and global actions had such dynamic implications for the future of our plan... More detail
Aichi Targets in the Pacific islands with Solomon Islands Aichi Targets in the Pacific islands with Solomon Islands 9 December 2016, CBD COP13, Cancun Mexico -There are 20 Aichi Targets in all, endorsed at the tenth Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Nagoya, Japan in 2010. They help to meet five different stra... More detail
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