A group of students from Cornell University, an Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York, were in Nuku’alofa last week to look at the impact of climate change…

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“Upside down” are the only words Manush Albert Alben has to describe life after the powerful Cyclone Idai. Nearly two weeks since the powerful cyclone destroyed most of the…

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Apr 2, 2019
Aere ra Maurai

Maurai first set his feet on board of a traditionally based double-hull Polynesian sailing canoe in September 2014, when he sailed from Rarotonga, Cook Islands, to Australia aboard Marumaru…

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The Samoan government is urging small island states to realise how prone they are to disasters and to work together on how best they can recover. Speaking at the…

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Today we’d like to introduce you to our Okeanos Marshall Islands captain Elmi Juonran. Captain Elmi was trained by Alson Kelen through the Waan Aelõñ in Majel (Canoes of…

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A new coalition of female leaders in the Pacific is kicking off its first conference in the Marshall Islands today. The Pacific Women Leaders’ Coalition Conference is being held…

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This week, we read of a whale that washed up dead in the Philippines with almost 90 pounds of plastic in its stomach. A Forbes headline online reads, “Yet Another…

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Scientist compares spiking temperatures to devastating wildfires in the sea. The number of days of intense heat waves in the ocean have increased more than 50 percent in the…

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Ecological restoration projects actively involving indigenous peoples and local communities are more successful. This is the result of a study carried out by the Institute of Environmental Science and…

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For more than 2000 years, Pacific Islanders have upheld a rich history of culture and traditions deeply rooted in deep sea voyaging and navigation despite the thousands of blue…

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