World renowned carver and celestial navigator Hekenukumaingaiwi Puhipi Busby – or Uncle Hek as he is affectionately known to thousands of waka paddlers – has been knighted today at…

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With individual drive to lessen our impact on the environment on the rise, plastic has become a contentious talking point. While plastic is seen by some as an environmentally-friendly…

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Traditional navigator Peia Patai has trained Pacific Islanders from more than seven countries to become open ocean sailors since the Auckland-based Okeanos Maritime Training Program first began in February…

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A new study has found Tokelau may be headed for a resource crisis soon, as it battles the forces of climate change. The findings came in a report released…

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Okeanos Marshall Islands prepares for the holidays! The crew loads up the Vaka Motu  for its next sail with supplies for the Marshall Islands community. After arriving from Ebeye during…

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On the evening of November 11, 2018, the ‘Okeanos Messenger’ arrived at Pohnpei’s port, ready to serve Pohnpei’s outer islands. Pohnpei officially welcomed the vessel this morning in a…

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Ebeye community has always been extremely limited with supply of local crops and goods. Therefore, Okeanos Marshall Islands (OMI) and MISCO Market join forces in a pilot initiative to…

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Dr Ian Schipper of Victoria University of Wellington and Dr Yves Moussallam of Institut de Recherche pour le Développement will lead an international team on a mission to better…

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Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans is a public art programme bringing messages of ocean conservation into streets around the globe.  Now, it’s taking over the streets of Gisborne. Contemporary…

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Palau, under threat from sea level rise, wants to have 70 percent renewable energy by 2050 The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau announced last week that it will…

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