The Chinese province of Hubei has sent experts to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati to conduct training in commercial aquaculture.
Kiribati steps up coconut pest control efforts through virtual training
Kiribati takes precautions on the fast-spreading Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Guam biotype that has infested its neighbouring Pacific Island countries and states
Commonwealth countries pilot new tool to gauge climate and ocean risks
A new approach to allow commonwealth participating countries on the frontlines of the climate crisis to assess and tackle climate vulnerability and risks in coastal communities
Marine scientists warn plans on ocean mining could be ‘pushed through’ despite ecological risks
Ocean floor could be opened up to deep sea mining from July 2023 despite warnings it could be “catastrophic” for marine life
Ocean flooding hits the Marshall Islands, Micronesia over consecutive days
The flooding in Micronesian states resulted from a combination of ongoing sea-level rise, high tide, and strong winds created by a storm in the vicinity of the Marshall Islands
A rush to mine the deep ocean has environmentalists worried
Nauru is behind a push to fast-track talks on mining rules for the deep seabed, which could see fragile habitats opened to exploitation as early as 2023
Support for Kiribati switch on marine sanctuary
An oceans’ expert is supportive of the Kiribati Government’s for its plan to open the Phoenix Island Protected Area, or the PIPA, to commercial fishing.
Kiribati PIPA decision: scientist says there’s more value in taking control of fisheries
Kiribati planning to open up PIPA to commercial fishing meant there was a minimal return for the host nations and would lead to the collapse of some nations says scientist
Seas are coming for us in Kiribati
Former Kiribati President calls for access to secure futures rather than being climate refugees. “Our land is disappearing faster than global action can stem climate change.”
Kiribati leads in waste management with Kaoki Maange System
Kiribati leads the way in dealing with waste and pollution in the region. From the Kaoki Maange System to 4R’s Bazzar initiative.