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
French Polynesian fisherman fears the Champ de rose coral reef site that has been opened to the eyes of the world will close due to attention brought to it
Scientific research supported by UNESCO discovered one of the largest rose-shaped coral reefs in the world off the coast of Tahiti.
With coral reefs threatened by rising ocean temperatures, scientists are working to breed “super corals” that can better withstand climate change. They’re trying to help corals adapt to survive global warming faster than they could in Nature.
Wallis and Futuna Environment Service recognised for its work in managing invasive species in their country