Pacific Islanders will need alternative sources of protein

IUCN:  Overfishing, population growth, rapid urbanization, habitat degradation and climate change are all leading to a ‘perfect storm’ for coastal fisheries in the Pacific Islands region, which means that many Pacific Island countries and territories will need to find alternative sources of protein for their population within the next two decades. This sombre reality was…

Pacific leaders push for more funds to combat extreme weather

RADIO AUSTRALIA: Pacific leaders have launched a global campaign to improve weather forecasting and climate services for small island nations. Traditional Pacific weather forecasting techniques are no match for extreme weather events, a new advocacy campaign warns. The ‘Small Islands, Weather Together’ initiative forms part of a campaign by Pacific leaders to attract greater assistance…