Saturday, June 23, 2018

Wilson’s Word

Ballast ban, noise pollution, internet frustration, World Cup fever, a killer on the loose... and, thank goodness, a cool new drink.

Wilson’s Word – bouquets and brickbats

Vanuatu leading the way in plastic ban; recycling; ProMedical; land grabs... never a dull moment in Vanuatu!

World Oceans Day – What it means for the Pacific

SPREP and our partners have several activities under way in 2018 and 2019 to campaign for coral reefs and assist our member countries in strengthening coral reef management capacity.

Know our ocean

For our community of ocean states, the Pacific Ocean is a source of both food and income; it has connected us in the past, and continues to do so today.

Why the Pacific matters

The Pacific matters because it is the planet’s blue lung and absorbs around 13 per cent of the annual CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry every year.

Australia needs to reset its Pacific policy

Australia needs to recognise how its contemporary behaviour contributes to challenges faced by the South Pacific.

Wilson’s Word

What's getting WW's goat this week...

Sedition and Pacific media freedom

The charges were criticised as an attempt by the Bainimarama government to hobble one of Fiji’s main media outlets, as the country moves towards elections later this year.

Wilson’s Word – your weekly commentary

What's the goss around PV? depends who you listen to...

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

Put simply, we need better broadband access across our region. Geography can’t determine opportunity.