Climate Change

PNG 2017 Fashion wik na Climate Change

Updated 27 January 2017, 13:15 AEDT Caroline Tiriman Climate change bai kamap olsem wanpla bikpla samting em bai oli toktok na soim long Fashion wik blong Papua New Guinea long mun August blong despla yia. Ol pikinini blong Takuuf atolls, em oli save kolim tu long Mortlock Islands long Bougainville (Credit: ABC licensed) Odio: Director […]


A Participatory Video made by Chivoko Village, Solomon Islands

Uploaded on Aug 4, 2011 “Conservation Story Blong Chivoko” was made by the men and women of the remote coastal village of Chivoko, accessible only by sea on the north-west tip of Choiseul Island, one of the Solomon Islands. Chivoko’s tribal land is one of the last remaining intact and unlogged forests in the Solomon […]


Climate change link to West Papua resource exploitation probed

From Dateline Pacific, 4:04 pm on 3 November 2016 Share this Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share via email Share on Google Plus Share on Reddit Share on Linked In A conference underway in Sydney today is seeking common solutions to two major areas of concern to people in the Pacific region. ‘At the […]


Australian by Degree – Kristina Fiddali, Solomon Islands( Climate Change)

Published on Jun 7, 2016 Watching her family home become increasingly threatened by rising sea levels spurred Kristina Fiddali on to pursue an Australia Awards scholarship in climate science so that she could help her community and country face this growing problem. Kristina’s interest in climate change began when she realized that her family home […]


Crisis on high

Updated 25 July 2016, 18:10 AEST By China correspondent Matthew Carney, photography by Wayne McAllister At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that threatens the lives of more than a billion people. Melt from the glacier cuts a channel through Tiger Valley (Credit: ABC) Photo: The Tiger Valley glacier in an […]


MEDIA MATERIALS – MEDIA BRIEFING ORGANISED BY THE UN OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS (UN OCHA) IN NEW YORK

From: Department of Information [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: Thursday, 21 April 2016 7:06 AM Editors, Hon. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama delivered a press briefing oganised by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in New York (New York time – Wednesday). The video link for the media briefing video can be viewed at: http://webtv.un.org/watch/josaia-voreqe-bainimarama-fiji-prime-minister-and-kyung-wha-kang-assistant-sg-of-humanitarian-affairs-on-the-implementation-of-the-paris-agreement-press-conference/4854283078001 […]


Malnourishment woes persist in drought-hit PNG

Updated at 4:00 pm today Johnny Blades, RNZ International – [email protected] Water and food shortages remain critical in parts of Papua New Guinea such as Western Province and Milne Bay Province amid a prolonged drought. A mother and her malnourished child, Bimadbn Village, Morehead, Western Province, Papua New Guinea. Photo: Penny Johnson The El Nino-linked […]


Cyclone Pam: Vanuatu one year on

On March 13 last year, the most powerful cyclone to ever hit the Pacific smashed into the islands of Vanuatu, leaving 75,000 people homeless. At least 15 people were killed in the storm. One year on, the nation still faces many challenges. By Adam Connors, staff for Pacific Beat The leftover water in those creeks […]


Vanuatu one year after Pam: we need to talk about cyclones

Posted: March 13, 2016 | Author: dailyvanuatu |  A ni-Vanuatu father and daughter stand in the wreckage of their home after Cyclone Pam. Photo: UNICEF/Further Arts By Karen Allen Something is seriously wrong in the Pacific. The numbers speak for themselves; since 1970 only 11 Category 5 cyclones have been recorded south of the equator; two […]


Our art is valuable because it carries tradition, says Vanuatu artist

Posted: March 1, 2016 | Author: dailyvanuatu | Artist Simix Simeon at work in the studio: Photo: Awis Artists By Simix Simeon My name is Simix Simeon and I was born on the small island of Mataso in Vanuatu. I am the leader of an art collective from the Mataso community who live on the […]