Improved Pacific Climate Change Portal now at your fingertips
The revamped Pacific Climate Change Portal (www.pacificclimatechange.net) is now online and available for use.Known as PCCP Version 2.0 the upgrade of this one-stop-shop for Pacific islands climate change information was made possible through a partnership between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Griffith University through the Australian G... More detail
Latest Issue of SPREP-Tok Now Available!
The SPREP-Tok for the month of May is now available online! The monthly newsletter of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) features an update of news and events happening in SPREP from the month of March. Click here to access your copy of SPREP-Tok Issue 23.
SPREP facilitates range of training seminars for crew of Va'a Gaualofa
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has begun a series of training seminars with the crew from the Samoa Voyaging Society's traditional sailing vessel, Gaualofa, to help strengthen their understanding of environmental issues."When voyaging, one of the messages we want to champion is to take better care of our ocean and our environment," said Ca... More detail
Improving Weather and Climate Forecasts for Pacific Communities
Bridging the gap between Information Technology and Pacific Meteorological Services to bring about improved weather and climate forecasts and warnings for Pacific communities is at the core of training held in Samoa this week.The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is hosting Met Officers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga a... More detail
Environment reporting commemorated for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May, 2016
Biodiversity, marine pollution, environmental reporting and discerning fact from fiction on climate change were some of the subjects covered by Media and Journalism students from the National University of Samoa (NUS) in a story-writing competition to mark World Press Freedom Day.Following on from media training for the students and crew from the Gaualofa at the Secretariat of ... More detail
Investing in community engagement for project success in Majuro
Earlier this month, representatives from government and community organisations gathered in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands to discuss a communications and public engagement plan for the roll-out of new waste management initiatives which will make rubbish collection more equitable, accessible and self-sustaining.Majuro is the site of the pilot integrated atoll waste ma... More detail
Six Pacific islands ratify the Paris Climate Accord
The Pacific islands, amongst the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global leadership this weekend when the Paris Agreement opened for signing on 22 April. Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tuvalu were six of the 15 overall countries that submitted their ratification during the special signing ceremony at the United Na... More detail