"IS Fiji's economic growth from tourism benefiting all Fijians?" asks Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association president Dixon Seeto. Monday's Parliament Speaker's Debate focused on the topic, "Is Fiji's economic growth benefiting all Fijians?", however panellist Mr Seeto, during his presentation, changed the topic slightly to argue for the topic he was most passionate about, tourism.
14 Pacific Island Nations Negotiate World's First Climate Treaty to Ban Fossil Fuels. As coastal erosion and sea level rise eats away the Solomon Islands due to climate change, the Pacific island nations are considering the world's first international treaty that would ban or phase out fossil fuels and set goals for renewables.
'This is not politics, it's survival': the Pacific islands fighting climate change
Pacific island nations under threat from rising seas have warned that climate talks in Paris represent the “last chance” to save them from obliteration. https://www.reddit.com/r/worldnews/comments/3koh03/climate_change_talks_in_paris_our_last_chance_say/
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Pacific Island nations are reportedly considering the world's first treaty to ban fossil fuels, which would require signatories to work toward renewable energy targets and prohibit any expansion of fossil fuel mines.
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PACIFIC OCEAN (June 20, 2011) The guided-missile frigate Reuben James (FFG 57) returns to homeport after a 5-month deployment in the western Pacific Ocean. Reuben James conducted fisheries patrols in the exclusive economic zones of various Pacific Island nations and integrated operations with coalition partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sean Furey/Released)
38 Powerful Photos of the World Feeling the Impact of Climate Change