• Cycling for a Cause Greater than FitnessNov 29, 2015Bicycles have been a key source of transport for many centuries. Not only have they provided an easy and cheap method to commute, but they have also offered people freedom and an ability to explore and discover.

  • Paddling a Straight Path Positive Actions to Raise Awareness of Climate ChangeNov 28, 2015“Climate Change is probably the biggest issue that our generation will face,” expresses Dr Daniel Price the founder of the climate change awareness NGO Pole to Paris. This is no understatement.

  • What defines us? A COP21 Story.Nov 27, 2015COP21 has been argued as one of our last chances to tackle this issue with global cohesion. If we don’t change our course, sea level rise, cyclones and droughts will continue to compound and cause more devastation. Therefore, the decisions we make, what defines our global plan to address this issue, is critical.

  • A Global Community whose voice can make a Difference The pole to Paris: Global Voices InitiativeNov 27, 2015Initially Pole to Paris was an awareness raising campaign ahead of the climate summit, COP21, in Paris this December. Two climate researchers are leading the campaign by biking and running from the Polar regions to Paris. The Southern Cycle leg is a 17,000 km journey from the Southern Polar region to Paris. The lead cyclist for this journey is Dr Daniel Price, PhD Antarctica Studies. The running journey, the 3,000 km long Northern Run, is led by Dr. Erlend Moster Knudsen, PhD in Arctic climate and will travel from the Northern Polar region to Paris.

  • Two Samoan Girls attend a Global Conference on Climate Change in SwedenNov 17, 2015Narissa and Elena, both from Savai’i, are two of the sixty-four children from around the world that have been selected as delegates to attend the Children’s Climate Change Conference, a meeting that will be held in Sweden from 25 to 28 November.

  • Matavai, Safune Village Youth Climate ActionNov 14, 2015Matavai youth leader Talafiti Paiaaua is a young man on a mission. He organised his village youth of more than 50 to host an awareness workshop under the shades of the burnt trees area of Matavai with the effects of dried up trees causing fire in the village.

  • Paving the road to Parliament for Samoan womenOct 18, 2015“I started dreaming about becoming a politician at a young age, I suppose, by joining debate groups at the primary school” says Alofipo Seuoti Fialuma Sheryl Siliniu-Muagututia, from Saleaula, Savai’i.

  • Home Sweet Renewable HomeSep 21, 2015The Government of Tuvalu has created the Tuvalu Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Master Plan, Enetise Tutumau 2012 – 2020. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), is supporting a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Demonstration “Fale”, fale being the Polynesian word for house.

  • The preservation of the life we live on land through the integration of biodiversity into national policies. The Case of the Cook Islands.Sep 1, 2015“We have always lived in close proximity to our environment and it is excellent that we are integrating this important biodiversity aspect into our national frameworks,” highlighted one conference attendee.

  • Climate Change Storytelling ContestAug 28, 2015Write your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21.

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