Sunday, February 25, 2018

Pacific Climate Change conference hears sea level rise of two metres by 2100

Dr Naish said the last assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change may have underestimated the Antarctic contribution.

South Pacific Islands promoted at ‘Meet the Pacific’ roadshow in Europe, UK and Asia

European arrivals to the region peaked in 2016 at 14 per cent but grew slowly at 1.3 per cent in 2017 following the impacts of Brexit and preferences for outbound European travellers for short haul trips.

PINA condemns recent incidents of attacks and intimidation on media in PNG and Fiji

Incidences of unprovoked attacks, intimidation, threats, verbal abuse and arrest of media workers in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific are on the rise.

As relevant as ever, UN Charter is ‘our living template’ for tackling global challenges...

Calling for rebalancing the approach to international peace and security, the UN chief underscored the need to help countries avert the outbreak of crises – both natural and man-made – as well as the importance of full commitment to all human rights and inclusion of women in peace efforts.

Disaster risk finance a priority for Pacific countries, says Samoa PM

Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi opened the climate summit reminding delegates that people from developed nations are not immune to the effects of climate change.

What next for senior RSE workers?

For New Zealand’s horticulture and viticulture industries, RSE was a godsend.

Thirty exporters to feature at Pasifika Festival

The purpose of the Pacific Business Hub is to engage Pacific Island based businesses with local communities.

Samoa PM calls for Pacific efforts on emissions

The current chair of the Pacific Islands Forum said the region needed to address its own climate issues if it is to call on the rest of the world to address their emissions.

Global sea level to rise by up to 1.2 metres, say scientists

Researchers estimated a global rise of 0.7-1.2 metres – adding that if emissions are not curbed as soon as possible it will be even greater.

ANZ partners with Live & Learn to help drive savings culture in Vanuatu

MoneyMinded is a comprehensive suite of financial education resources designed by ANZ to assist adults in building their money management skills, knowledge and confidence.