UN Chief’s Call to ‘Save the Pacific to Save the World’

.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it was vital “to save the Pacific to save the world” as he wrapped up his brief South Pacific tour in Vanuatu on Saturday. Guterres has spent the past week in the region pushing for urgent action…
Pacific Forum calls for action against climate change

With the United Nations Climate Action Summit slated for September, leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum issued a joint statement asking UN Secretary-General António Guterres to deliver their message to the world. Source: https://pacificnewscenter.com/ The Pacific Islands Forum is a…

JAKARTA – Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geogisika (BMKG) menyebut telah terjadi gempa  berkekuatan 7,6 skala richter di Boven Digoel-Papua, Senin, 26 Februari 2018 pukul 00.45 WIB. Kepala Bidang Informasi Gempabumi dan Peringatan Dini Tsunami BMKG, Daryono mengatakan, gempa terletak pada koordinat…

Planet satellite image of Sipatnanam, Fakfak Regency, September 2018. Image: Planet/Mongabay ANALYSIS:  By Bernadinus Steni and Daniel Nepstad Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and conserve biodiversity. In this context,…
Climate change tops agenda at Forum Meeting

Vanuatu Daily Post – Climate change, labour mobility and West Papua were some of the issues that Vanuatu was part of in discussions during the Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Nauru. Foreign Affairs Minister, Ralph Regenvanu, who is part of…
6.2-magnitude Earthquake Hits Vanuatu

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake with a dept of 10km which struck Vanuatu near south Pentecost yesterday has caused damage in some areas. A local from Ranwas village in south Pentecost reported cracks in the soil and displacement of rocks, following the earthquake.…
Diplomasi Fiji dan “Talanoa” untuk perubahan iklim

Wawancara Lars Ursin dari 2°C dengan Profesor Elisabeth Holland dari Universitas Pasifik Selatan, Fiji. Kawasan Kepulauan Pasifik sudah mulai menghadapi konsekuensi perubahan iklim. Namun mereka tidak menyerah. Sebaliknya, mereka semakin gigih dalam memperjuangkan kehidupan mereka, melalui diplomasi internasional dalam isu…
Perpindahan penduduk, koalisi Pasifik diperlukan

Funafuti, Jubi – Saat ini adalah waktu yang tepat untuk membentuk koalisi besar antara para pemimpin Pasifik, agar bisa mengatasi persoalan migrasi dan perpindahan masyarakat akibat perubahan iklim, disimpulkan sebuah konferensi pekan lalu. Koalisi itu diharapkan tidak hanya mencakup Pemerintah Kepulauan…