Tag Archives: French Polynesia

Global Reef Expedition (2011-2015)

Track the progress of research vessel M/Y Golden Shadow as it moves west through the Pacific islands from French Polynesia to the Indonesian archipelago (website features  interactive maps, blogs, photos and the research aims and objectives of the expedition).

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World Heritage in a Sea of Islands: Pacific 2009 Programme

World Heritage Papers 34 has just been released. It is a compilation of documents and papers relating to UNESCO’s Pacific 2009 Programme (2000-2009) and includes reports of regional consultations, expert papers, progress and monitoring reports. “Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity, the Pacific … Continue reading

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Pandanus re-releases from ANU Epress

ANU Epress has recently republished the following Pacific titles from the back catalogue of the now defunct Pandanus Press: A Trial Separation: Australia and the Decolonisation of Papua New Guinea, The Changing South Pacific: Identities and Transformations, First Contacts in Polynesia, Coup, A … Continue reading

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11th Festival of Pacific Arts: ‘Culture in Harmony with Nature’

From 1-14 July 2012, thousands of artists and performers from the region will gather in Honiara for the Pacific’s largest, most colourful and exciting cultural event. The 11th Festival of Pacific Arts will feature traditional and contemporary visual and performing arts – … Continue reading

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Applications open: Australian Development and Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships (close 30 April 2012)

Applications are now open for Australian Development Scholarships and Australian Leadership Award Scholarships (facilitated through AusAID). Information about specific eligibility criteria are available for the following Pacific Island states: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Pacific Collectivities (New … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research

These publications are now available at: www.cawcr.gov.au/projects/PCCSP/publications.html Climate Change in the Pacific is a rigorously researched, peer-reviewed scientific assessment of the climate of the western Pacific region. Building on the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… … Continue reading

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