Traditional taro pits can be used to grow nutritious vegetables for the entire household.
We set out to discover whether it's possible to reduce the alarming rates of non-communicable diseases in Pacific nations while improving nutrition security and income.
Thinking of moving? Many Pacific islanders are.
A new survey shows that many Pacific islanders are considering migrating to escape climate change. It's time for new international rules to manage the flow.
Too many fish in our seas, like this Pacific bluefin tuna, are being lost to over-fishing – but better management can help.
Over-fishing is a massive environmental and economic challenge. Fortunately, there are new solutions being trialled – including in a tuna hotspot in the Pacific.
An historian reading the government White Paper on developing northern Australia will realise we’re actually heading all the way back to the 1890s.
The federal government's recent White Paper on developing northern Australia has disturbing echoes of the 1890s, a time when unbridled capitalism and indentured labour developed the North.
Monitoring fishing vessels could be a growth industry in the tiny Pacific island nations that govern the world’s largest tuna fishery.
AAP Image/Xavier La Canna
A tiny handful of Pacific island nations control more than 50% of the world's tuna fishery, and their efforts to monitor international fishing vessels are set to become a major source of jobs.
Is Australia playing big brother to Pacific nations, or the school-yard bully?
CHOGM: As the leaders of Commonwealth nations prepare to meet in Perth this week, The Conversation is examining the role of the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) Meeting. In our second…
Tuvaluans’ home and their human rights are threatened by climate change.
The Pacific Island State of Tuvalu recently reported that it had just days of water supply left for its population of 10,000. The Government has declared a state of emergency and rationed each household…