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Although almost three quarters of our planet are covered by water bodies and oceans are the largest ecosystem on earth, humans are largely terrestrial beings. While we slowly realize…

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has declared it a humanitarian crisis – one that hardly gets any attention: Due to Covid-19, hundreds of thousands of seafarers are stranded on…

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The S/pacifics of Salt Water Humanity emerged from the oceans, as did all life on this planet. Our bodies are 60 percent brine—we carry this marine heritage with us…

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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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A traditional vaka leaves Tahiti today for New Zealand with its crew retracing the pathways of their Pacific ancestors. The Tahitian double-hulled canoe, Fa’afaite, is part of a flotilla…

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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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A marae on Raiatea in French Polynesia has been made a UNESCO World Heritage site. UNESCO’s 41st meeting in Poland accepted the bid by France to give Taputapuatea marae…

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The ‘Fête de la Science’ took place from October 13 to October 15, 2016 in Papeete (French Polynesia). On Wednesday, October 12, our local team – consisting of Okeanos’…

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  En partenariat avec l’association Faafaite, Okeanos Tahiti participera à la Fête de la Science cette année – du 13 au 15 octobre dans le hall de l’assemblée nationale…

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