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2017 May

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Solomons maritime police seize a Vietnamese blue boat.
2017 May IB

Code Blue for our reefs: Using the regional tuna MCS to nab the reef robbers

Reef pillaging by Vietnamese Blue Boats seeking lucrative returns from beche de mer harvesting is being picked up under oceanic fisheries surveillance networks. As FFA’s…
May 23, 2017
2017 May SPREP

Whales

Surviving in a changing ocean THE humpback whale was hunted almost to the point of extinction last century, with around 200 of a population that was once around 10,000,…
May 23, 2017
Coral reefs and islands, Vanua Levu, Fiji.
2017 May SPREP

What integration means for ocean management

Message from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) OUR Ocean is an inherent part of who we are as a Pacific people, and in June our…
May 23, 2017
2017 May Samisoni Pareti

State of our ocean

Change the narrative, says Pacific expert JUST under a month from the first-ever United Nations conference on the oceans, a leading Pacific Island expert has called for…
May 23, 2017
If we are not careful and ignore our environment, we will pay dearly.
2017 May Editor

Protect the environment

PROTECTION of the environment must be foremost in our minds as we watch the gradual demise of smaller island states like Tuvalu and Kiribati. These Pacific island states…
May 23, 2017
Journalists at work in Fiji.
2017 May Editor

Give us Media Freedom

JUST over eight years ago this month, as thousands of Christians marked the death of Jesus Christ, Fiji’s interim government crucified the 1997 Constitution. A day later…
May 23, 2017
The new agreement will be good news for crew of foreign fishing boats who have had to wait long previously to get home.
2017 May Solomons Airlines/ Air Kiribati

Heavy lift

Regional airlines ink flight deal TWO of the region’s smaller airlines have signed a deal which will link three regional destinations and a metropolitan business centre.…
May 23, 2017
Tuvalu’s vulnerability to the ocean that surrounds it and the effects of climate change puts its citizens on full-time alert.
2017 May Larry Thomas

Installation of early warning system inTuvalu

CLIMATE change has become a global phenomenon impacting the whole world. There are cynics who say that there is no such thing as climate change believing that climate is…

Big brothers get deal they always wanted

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Skeptics say PACER-Plus will beneit Australia and NZ more than it will Pacific island nations.
THE regional free trade agreement, known as PACER-Plus was concluded last…

Saving face

May 23, 2017 138
Meg Taylor presides over a Leaders meeting.
Forum seeks regional support IN a face-saving gesture, regional private…

PACER-Plus

May 23, 2017 126
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A wedgie in regional geopolitics from the recently concluded Pacific…

IGA the new shopping experience

May 23, 2017 126
New World’s partnership with IGA gives consumers access to quality goods
THE New World Group is changing the landscape of retail sales in Fiji having…

The man behind the Panama Papers

May 23, 2017 120
Fredderick Obermaier.
GERMAN journalist Frederik Obermaier would never have foreseen how his life…

A shared vision for green growth in Fiji

May 23, 2017 112
The Somosomo hydroelectric power plant located on the island of Taveuni
100pc renewable electricity and sustainable biofuels ARGUABLY one of the…

40 years on, Forum challenges remain

May 23, 2017 105
FORUM Secretary General Meg Taylor presides over a Leaders’ meetinç.
WHEN Pacific Islands Forum Leaders gathered in Apia, Samoa, in 1978, the…

Room at the Inn

May 23, 2017 123
Water sports activies at the Radisson on Denarau. Suva will soon experience the Raddison’s services.
Church ventures into hotel business BIBLICAL accounts of the birth of Jesus…

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Whales

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What integration means for ocean…

Message from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) OUR Ocean i...

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State of our ocean

Change the narrative, says Pacific expert JUST under a month from the first-ever United Nation...

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