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A 1969 U.S. scientific study of Crown of Thorns Starfish  in Micronesia has relevance for the current South Pacific COTs outbreaks from the Cook Islands across to the G.B.R. Teams ...
Post Date: 19-Apr-2013
The movie industry has always had an easy sell with end-of-the-world scripts. The fantastical scenarios of mankind’s final struggle for survival – triggered by extreme weather anomalies, epidemics, or meteorite ...
Post Date: 11-Apr-2013
Participate in our online debate, April 9 2013, 12.30-13.30 London time http://alertnetlive.trust.org/Event/Climate_Crisis_How_can_the_poorest_and_most_vulnerable_act_to_adapt U.N. climate talks have yet to deliver much for the world’s poorest people, who are ...
Post Date: 08-Apr-2013
Monday 8 April 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Samoa – Maintaining long-term food security has emerged as a major issue in the Pacific region, and climate change, with ...
Post Date: 08-Apr-2013
On Saturday 9th March, supporters of women’s and gender issues gathered at the Chinese Club in Port Vila to celebrate International Women’s Day.  The event was organised by the Port ...
Post Date: 14-Mar-2013
Workshop Objectives & Intended Outcomes Objectives: 1. To compile a list of DRR activities conducted at the national, provincial, island, community and school levels in 2012 2. ...
Post Date: 12-Dec-2012
    The Government of Vanuatu has applied for financing in the amount of US$ 2,728,000 equivalent from the World Bank towards the cost of the Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2012
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “Loss and damage caused by climate change: legal strategies for vulnerable countries” (available at http://www.field.org.uk/news/climate-damage-new-legal-strategies) suggests that ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012
From Tim Stumhofer tim.stumhofer@ghginstitute.org I’d like to draw your attention to a recent three-part blog series posted on the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) website. The series, written ...
Post Date: 11-Oct-2012
The September issue of the Vanuatu Update: Climate, Weather, Geo-hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction is now available from the attached file or from the 'Resource Database' section on the ...
Post Date: 03-Oct-2012
From NACCC to NAB in Vanuatu As with other Pacific countries, Vanuatu has begun to investigate the integration of climate change and disaster risk management into one structure.9 ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012