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Palau

On 1 July 2020 the first Traditional Navigation Training Program offered by the College of Micronesia (COM-FSM) in collaboration with Okeanos Foundation started at the FSM-FMI campus in Yap,…

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The future of tourism in the ‘blue’ Pacific must be green, according to the head of South Pacific Tourism, Chris Cocker. Pacific economies are reeling from the impact of…

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As a new decade dawns much of the Pacific is grappling with major upheavals from climate and health crises to political disruption and self-determination struggles. RNZ Pacific’s Jamie Tahana…

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The Pacific nation of Palau has become the first country to ban sun cream that is harmful to corals and sea life. From Wednesday, sun cream that includes common…

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As Singapore looks to develop initiatives to deal with rising sea levels brought on by climate change, CNA visited the tiny Pacific island nation of Palau where environmental issues…

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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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Pacific voyagers from several countries are expected to sail into Pohnpei this June on two newly built traditional, fossil fuel-free sailing canoes — Okeanos Palau and Okeanos Waa’qab —…

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Pacific voyagers from over six island countries are expected to arrive in Port Vila aboard two traditionally based, fossil fuel-free sailing canoes Okeanos Palau and Okeanos Waa’qab this weekend….

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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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Okeanos Foundation for the Sea (Okeanos) honors Palau’s strong and consistent environmental leadership by selecting Palau as a recipient of a Vaka Motu – a modernized traditional Pacific sailing…

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