Vanuatu’s small-scale fisheries’ catch is over 200 per cent higher than the numbers reported between 1950 and 2014 by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on behalf of the country.
According to a new study by the Sea Around Us and several French and Vanuatu scientists, almost eight out of 10 residents of the archipelagic country are involved in at least one form of fishing and most of what truly local fisheries catch goes to their own household consumption.
Over the last few years, subsistence fisheries caught approximately Read the rest of this entry »
A new art exhibition with an environmental theme, Sik Plastik long Solwota 2017, open tomorrow 11th October at 5pm at Fondation Suzanne Bastien Gallery, Pango Road, Port Vila.
Now in its second year, the exhibition is a creative and informative artist/community response to addressing the impact of waste, particularly plastics, on our Read the rest of this entry »
Vanuatu’s financial regulator (the Reserve Bank) may finally be looking into the affairs of Read the rest of this entry »
PM Charlot Salwai decided to stay back from overseas commitments he planned to attend early this week to enable visits to the Ambae evacuees on Maewo, Santo and Pentecost. These visits were Read the rest of this entry »
Ambae is now empty of people. The island’s population Read the rest of this entry »