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Marshall Islands: Protecting drinking water from drought and sea level rise

By the time the government declared a state of emergency in 2013, the wells had long run dry in the drought-stricken northern reaches of the Marshall Islands, and families had started fleeing towards the capital Majuro. The idyllic paradise of tourist brochures is set so low in the ocean that there more

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Communities benefit from ICCRIFS project

The local communities’ enthusiastic commitment to climate change adaptation initiatives was remarkable to witness during the field visit to the nurseries installed through the ICCRIFS project. The fourteen villages involved (from the west, Laulii, Leusoalii, Luatuanuu, Solosolo, Eva, Salelesi, Fusi,more

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PACC+ improves water quality in Tokelau

Mikaele Maiava and his family has PACC+ to thank for the improvement of water quality on his island of Tokelau, a New Zealand territory consisting of three tiny atolls.  PACC+ – a multi-funded project is implemented by UNDP in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmentmore

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Providing a Safe Haven

A Photo Essay on Climate Proofing Mangaia Harbour, Cook Islands. more