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  As the world resumes climate talks in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewable energy investment It is…

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  On September 21st, 2017, during the week of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency President Tommy Remengesau Jr. of Palau hosted, in partnership with Okeanos Foundation and…

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  Pope Francis implicitly criticized the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating…

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  This past weekend, the brave crew of our latest Vaka Motu Okeanos Marianas docked in New Caledonia where they were welcomed with a traditional custom ceremony by the…

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  Eruption threat means all 11,000 people of Ambae in the Pacific need to leave – and with sparse official help, they are getting off any way they can…

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  It’s been a busy summer for Okeanos Foundation for the Sea. Not only did Okeanos Foundation deliver two new vessels to Pacific communities in need of their own…

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  « One small step for local island governments, but one giant leap for our environment » Imagine 5 million km² of ocean, and spread all across that huge area, 118 tiny…

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  The secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum says Pacific countries need to realise they make up an ocean continent. Speaking ahead of the 48th Pacific leaders meeting…

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  It has been an exciting few months for our newest Vaka Motu, the ‘Okeanos Marshall Islands’! After sailing from Auckland to Tahiti to Hawai’i, the vaka sailed 14…

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  It’s 21:00, on the 24 of March 2017. We leave Port-Vila for our first trip to the Shepherds Islands. It’s cold at night, wet, I’m sneezing. Doesn’t matter,…

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