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  First edition of the Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change (PEBACC) Newsletter: New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual SPREP meeting ...
Post Date: 16-Nov-2016
President-elect Donald Trump has not minced words about his approach to environment and energy policy: He loathes regulation and wants to increase the use of coal, offshore drilling and fracking. ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2016
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions Wednesday about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change — and the future ...
Post Date: 10-Nov-2016
4 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco – The Pacific islands have helped make world history as the Paris Agreement comes into force, with all 14 Pacific island parties to the ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
7 November, 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrackech, Morocco - While women accounted for around 35% of all national party delegates at the 2015 UN climate conference and women's participation in Eastern and ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
The Ministry of Climate Change has assembled a delegation of 22 outstanding experts to negotiate on behalf of Vanuatu climate change support at the 22nd UN Climate Change Conference in ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
Picture caption: Members of the Anamburu Ward Council discussing their tsunami response plans during the workshop. The creation of the Tsunami Response Plans for Port Vila and South Efate will ...
Post Date: 03-Nov-2016
Vanuatu is expected to have 2 to 3 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2016/2017 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for this ...
Post Date: 01-Nov-2016
The September News release features the following: 1. Vanuatu Red Cross Society in Paama, the Shepherd Islands, Tanna, Efate and Efate offshore islands, (construction of shelters and water catchments) 2. First Aid to ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2016
EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Suatainable Energy (ACSE) programme on Freshwater Aquaculture was launched on the 17th of October 2016. The objective of the project is to: 1) Trial ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2016
The NDMO and Yumi Redi Consortium can announce the public release of the CBDRR handbook for facilitators. A downloadable PDF version can be found via the below link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/q71ztxhhhgg68rz/CBDRR%20HANBUK%20NDMO_soft_161008.pdf?dl=0 ...
Post Date: 23-Oct-2016
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-Oct-2016
A new publication from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural (ACIAR) provides a clear view of the current status of mixed species agroforestry in Fiji and Vanuatu and offers valuable ...
Post Date: 17-Oct-2016
To celebrate International DRR Day, the Vanuatu Climate Action Network (VCAN) in collaboration with the NAB and GIZ is holding a Vanuatu Climate Change & Disaster Risk Boot Camp (October ...
Post Date: 14-Oct-2016
Vanuatu is one of the four Pacific countries to be assisted under the Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) launched on Tuesday 21 June 2016 in Suva, Fiji. The PREP is a ...
Post Date: 28-Sep-2016
PRESS RELEASE    Date: 22 September, 2016   SPREP launches new guidelines for environmental impact assessment   New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2016
20 September 2016: The 71st session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) opened its general debate, which is taking place on the theme, 'The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
Congratulations Delegates,  Yesterday Vanuatu officially deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement at a special ‘High-Level Event on Entry into Force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change' ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
This week TORBA Province local authorities including the Secretary General, Area Secretaries, and Heads of Departments met with officers of the Secretariat of the National Advisory Board on Climate Change ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
As citizens of Vanuatu, everyone is held responsible for the health of our planet and must think carefully how our every day choices and actions contribute to the well-being or deterioration ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
Please be advised that Thursday the 13th October is International DRR day and a day full of activities has been organised in Port Vila, Lenakal and Sola. We hope all your ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
16 September 2016 Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters, ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
To celebrate International DRR Day, the Vanuatu Climate Action Network (VCAN) in collaboration with the NAB and GIZ is holding a Vanuatu Climate Change & Disaster Risk Boot Camp (October ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
This is an update on the climate outlook from October to December 2016.
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Post Date: 16-Sep-2016
HONOLULU (September 14, 2016) -- The Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)has launched its new website at PIRCA.org.  The website provides a wealth of information and resources about climate change in ...
Post Date: 15-Sep-2016