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The Commonwealth’s Climate Finance Access Hub is assisting Vanuatu in its efforts towards climate change financing. The Hub has placed a National Climate Finance Adviser within the Ministry ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2017
On 22nd September, the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation hosted festivities for World Ozone Day and World Clean-up Day at Independence Park and its​ neighbouring areas in Port Vila. More than ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) has received an award for excellence in disaster response at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards ceremony held in Wellington, New ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
Paramount Chief Maseiman of Pango, South Efate, and his community took the initiative to launch a Tsunami Siren, Tsunami Information Boards and Tsunami Evacuation Signs located in their village on ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
Early this year, a team of NIWA researchers, SPC technical staff and staff from the Vanuatu NDMO and Geoscience Division successfully implemented a case study design workshop in Port Vila ...
Post Date: 31-Mar-2017
Last year and this year saw the installation of tsunami warning systems around Port Vila and Luganville. These activities were possible through the Japan-funded project MDRR (Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction) ...
Post Date: 30-Mar-2017
Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and ...
Post Date: 02-Oct-2015
NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea — Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow. She kicked through blue water until she spotted a ceramic tile ...
Post Date: 07-Oct-2013
Rising seas, disappearing glaciers, melting ice, storm surges: The threat of climate change still feels distant to many people. Not for residents of small, low-lying islands in the Pacific. Global ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
Broken seawalls, like this one in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, often have no connection with sea-level rise. Credit: Christopher Pala/IPS TARAWA, Kiribati, Sep 20 (IPS) - Scientists say ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2013
The United Nations – The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme is a fully funded research Fellowship for developing State ocean professionals. The main objective of the Fellowship is to ...
Post Date: 14-Jun-2013
For almost 70 years, my country, the Marshall Islands, has been fighting for its survival. Unfortunately, the threats we face are the result of forces we cannot control. From 1946 ...
Post Date: 03-Jun-2013
The COMET Program is pleased to announce the publication of three short modules relating to the impacts of climate change: "Climate Change and Regional Impacts": An overview of ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012
Watch How Quickly Climate Change Melts Ice Over the Arctic Sea       ...
Post Date: 21-Aug-2012
Post Date: 10-Aug-2012