Rapid assessment tool launched to gauge impact of COVID-19 on Pacific Island coastal fishing communities

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the globe and on all segments of the population. The effects on Pacific Island countries and territories have been extremely varied: Some countries have had to manage viral infections while others are so far managing to keep the virus entirely from their shores. In all

Mangrove Crab Campaign wins RARE grant

The Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) began the Elimoang (Pohnpei Mangrove Crab) campaign in June of last year; one of approximately 40 RARE campaigns that were being implemented worldwide in 2005-2006. The campaigns are designed to raise awareness and increase local engagement in the conservation of biologically diverse species and areas. The Elimoang, or Pohnpei

Vakarau ni se siga toka (Start preparing while we’ve still got daylight) Marine Education in the New Millennium

Join us at this green conference of marine educators dedicated to ensuring the health of the Pacific Ocean and the communities who depend on it. Opportunities to participate in person and via the web are available. Conference strands include:

Fiji Leaders Honored with Global Ocean Conservation Award

WASHINGTON, DC, June 8, 2006 (ENS) - To celebrate World Ocean Day, conservation organizations have bestowed the second annual Global Ocean Conservation Award upon two Fijian leaders for their work protecting the island nation’s unique marine biodiversity. World Ocean Day falls on June 8 each year. Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase and Paramount Chief Tui