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President Panuelo & Vice President George of FSM meet Governor Falan of Yap and Director Seidel of Okeanos Foundation, and say: “This is the real thing…Let’s do this” His…

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What do the Marshall Islands and Bangladesh have in common? Not much one could argue, since the small island – or big ocean – state has only 74,500 inhabitants…

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On Tuesday, August 27th, sophomores and juniors of Yap Catholic High School joined the crew of Okeanos Waa’qab and Okeanos Ambassador along with members of the Yap Department of…

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Native maritime communities are rediscovering their heritage by learning how to craft and paddle together aboard the ancient dugout vessels of their past Suspended above a sea of visitors…

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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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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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