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Bees helping remote Pacific communities in fight against climate change
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Bees helping remote Pacific communities in fight against climate change

Honeybees are being transported to remote coastal villages in the Solomon Islands to help restore ecosystems and diversify incomes for local farmers.
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Pacific ire at Australia's backing for fossil fuels

Representatives of the Pacific Islands expressed dismay on Thursday at Australia's subsidies for fossil fuels, flagging climate concerns as a point of friction between the neighbouring nations.

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Cynthia Houniuhi: Why I’m leading Pacific Islands students in the fight on climate change

Our voices were crucial in persuading UN states to back legal obligations to act on climate change. Here’s how we did it.
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United Nations adopts landmark resolution on climate justice

A UN resolution was adopted on Wednesday that should make it easier to hold polluting countries legally accountable for failing to tackle the climate emergency, in a vote which was hailed as a historic victory for climate justice.

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Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson: The climate crisis threatens to rob us not just of our living, but also of our dead

As Pacific nations face the prospect of losing entire islands, the thought of leaving behind the bones of our ancestors is unbearable.

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Climate change is driving poor nations to desperate measures

Heavily indebted nations' threat to stop payment on debts is a last-ditch effort to get rich countries to pay attention to their plight.
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Part 1: When climate change arrives at your door

A podcast examining the decision faced by Pacific people as climate change makes their islands unliveable: can we stay on our land or will we be forced to leave?
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