Tag: Pacific

13
Jul

Book review: Guam author highlights injustice in the name of efficiency

By Maureen Penjueli I was invited to write a review of my dear friend Julian Augon’s book ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’. The task was a little daunting given his book has received the highest praise from the likes of Alice Walker, Junot Diaz, Naomi Klein, Kathy-Jetnil-Kijiner, Katarina Teaiwa, Jonathan Osorio, and other notables. So, I offer a review, one

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8
Jun

Doco highlights calls for halt to deep sea mining

  “If we don’t understand the connectivity with our inshore, with the land and everything else, how can we confidently say it’s not going to affect anything?”   Media release 5th June 2021 This week’s launch of a film documentary, Setting the Boundaries – Voices from the Last Frontier is part of a regional series focusing on calls for a

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21
Jul

WTO Fisheries Subsidies undermining Pacific sovereignty, food security and livelihood

By Adam Wolfenden This week members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be meeting to discuss rules for curbing fisheries subsidies that, if currently accepted, will undermine the sovereignty and control of Pacific Ocean resources by Pacific Island Countries. An outcome like what is being proposed will benefit those countries that have already built their fleet capacities, giving them

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