Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is dedicating $150 million to support climate change resilience in the Pacific. Ms Ardern made the announcement in Tuvalu, where she is attending the 18-nation…

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Harnessing traditional knowledge of the oceans in a way that isn’t exploitative or tokenistic is emerging as a strong theme at a regional ocean meeting currently underway in Noumea….

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Jul 29, 2019

From office to ocean

Three months ago Bill Lockwood said goodbye to his 8-to-5 corporate job to pursue his passion for sustainable sea transport and a clean ocean. As the new Uto ni…

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In a rare instance, locals and guests got a glimpse of the sacred initiation ritual for the conferment of master navigator titles to five individuals during a ceremony held…

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The crew of our latest vaka motu Okeanos Palau has braved over 4,000 nautical miles to bring the new traditionally based, fossil fuel-free sailing catamaran to the communities of Palau….

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The Kenu One Project Association continues its adventures across Oceania. This time, it is the canoe of Okeanos Vanuatu that connects Port Vila to New Caledonia. It is still…

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A fleet of Okeanos Vaka Motus arrived in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia to a traditional welcoming ceremony for the captains and crew who sailed more than 4,000 miles. As…

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The United Nations continues to let politics cloud its judgement and is failing to prevent tragedies, the President of the Marshall Islands says. Hilda Heine addressed the UN Human…

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The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President…

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Returned home to the Cooks, vaka Maramaru Atua is to sail to the outer islands next – first port of call, Atiu. Nineteen-year-old Helene Johnson was below decks when…

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