American Samoa “disappointed” by the U.S plan to expand the size of the Pacific marine sanctuary without consultation.
A new study shows that a no-fishing zone can lead to the recovery and spillover of migratory species such as bigeye tuna, which proves to be very favourable for the environment and global tuna fishing industry
Yellowfin and bigeye tuna catches rise outside 1.5m sq km marine protected area in Hawaii, proving the value of no-catch zone, researchers say
Kaua’i initiates new bill which amends construction design standards to incorporate expected sea level rise impacts
French Polynesia votes a draft opinion for a temporary ban on seabed mining projects, urging ‘our cousins of the Pacific to stop this craziness’
American Samoa underwater volcano is not like Tonga’s but could still pose danger if its crater collapses and triggers a tsunami, says retired geologist
Blue Climate Summit organisers are working to minimise the carbon footprint and position itself as a climate-positive, net-zero emissions event
Hawaii became the first state to require real estate sellers to disclose to potential buyers if their property is threatened by sea-level rise
French Polynesian President’s ocean commitment could benefit offshore fish and the local artisanal fishers. Meanwhile, mayors continue to advocate for creating two large-scale, highly protected MPAs around their archipelago.
French Polynesian new marine protected area and artisanal fishing zones could benefit people and nature