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Oceania is geographically one of IUCN’s largest regional programmes, covering over 100 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean. The region comprises Australia, New Zealand and the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories making up Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The total human population is estimated at approximately 35 million, of whom nearly two thirds are resident in Australia.  Learn more

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Dancers welcoming Mua Voyage sailors to Vanuatu

Mua Voyage pauses in Vanuatu, with Australia next on the horizon

The three vaka canoes sailing on the Mua Voyage have arrived in Port Vila, Vanuatu, and will soon re-launch with southeastern Queensland, Australia, the next destination to hear their message on people, oceans and climate change. …  

21 Oct 2014 | News story

Attendees at the micro-hydropower workshop on a field trip to the Bukuya micr-hydropower plant in Fiji

Support for micro-hydropower production in the Pacific to help develop communities and mitigate climate change

Energy officials from government departments and power utilities from six Pacific Island nations gained practical knowledge and shared experiences in an effort to boost micro-hydropower production in the region.  …  

15 Oct 2014 | News story

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