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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
A team in Vanuatu consisting of local landowners, Live & Learn staff, and staff from the Vanuatu Department of Forestry, have begun planting the country’s first REDD+ agroforestry pilot plot. ...
Post Date: 11-Dec-2013
Public Notice (in English, French and Bislama) DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONSULTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR VANUATU GPOBA GRID-BASED ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT The Department of Energy plans ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
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
  Position Description Live & Learn Environmental Education Project Officer   Job Title: Project Officer (REDD+ project) ...
Post Date: 21-Jan-2013
  Position Description Live & Learn Environmental Education Project Officer   Job Title: Project Officer (REDD+ project) ...
Post Date: 10-Jan-2013
From Tokelau world's first place to run entirely on solar , the director of the company which installed the new grid, Powersmart Solar, told Tokelau residents have only benefited from ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2012
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