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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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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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While education is highly valued in Vanuatu, many school children living on the outer islands are faced with the challenges of studying with inadequate, or at the very least,…

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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 Kenu One Project Association continues its adventures across Oceania. This time, it is the canoe of Okeanos Vanuatu that connects Port Vila to New Caledonia. It is still…

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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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The Okeanos Vanuatu team had the pleasure of meeting the captain and crew of Breguet Explorer from the Race for Water Foundation in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Race for Water…

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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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We departed New Zealand with a crew of 6 — 3 from Yap, 2 from Tahiti and a Fijian. After a bit of delay because of being held in…

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