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Built in New Caledonia in 2009, the double hull canoe Meryemana has gone through a fascinating transition led by ‘Association Vakaledonie’, in cooperation with youth development, supported by partners…

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UK overseas territory Tristan da Cunha’s new marine protected area will be fourth largest sanctuary of its kind A community of 250 people on one of the most remote…

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Australian Government funding of community workshops around Upolu led by the Gaualofa crew over seven weeks will enable the Samoa Voyaging Society to roll out its “floating classroom” project….

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Rising sea levels will affect coasts and human societies in complex and unpredictable ways, according to a new study that examined 12,000 years in which a large island became…

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Congratulatory messages continue to pour in from Pacific leaders to the US president-elect Joe Biden but what does the change of the guard in Washington DC really mean for…

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The tight travel restrictions that isolated Micronesia from international travelers over the preceding months has not stopped twelve Micronesian men and women from learning to voyage like their ancestors….

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On 24 September 2020, World Maritime Day was celebrated. UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that “the theme of this year’s World Maritime Day – ‘Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable…

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Samoa has signed an agreement committing to preserve 30 percent of its ocean area. Some 36,000 kilometres of new marine protected areas are expected to come from the agreement….

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On 18 September another history in the Marshall Islands was marked with the arrival of the sailing vessel Kwai. SV Kwai sails the vast Pacific Ocean to advocate low carbon…

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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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