CHANGING WEATHER HEIGHTENS STROKE RISK

New data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study shows that low ambient temperature is an increasing stroke risk factor around the world. Global warming not only produces hotter summers and extreme weather events

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Pacific Conversations – Scaling Up Pacific adaptation to climate change

Impact methodology: Learning from the past, making sense of impact to inform the future. About GCCA+ SUPAThe Global Climate Change Alliance Plus Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (GCCA+ SUPA) is about scaling up climate

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DRINKABLE WATER EVEN WHEN YOUR DAMS ARE CONTAMINATED WITH ALGAL BLOOMS

While our global diplomats flood the COP26 media cycle, the climate crisis continues to stress natural capital and adversely impact our island communities. One of the negative impacts Island communities will experience

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AUT CLIMBS UP THE GLOBAL RANKINGS

AUT has climbed yet again up the global university rankings, now joining the top 250 and further improving its place in the top group of world universities. This is according to the prestigious Times Higher Education

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Reeves Envico supports a COVID-safe environment in the Pacific

Reeves Envico is committed as an employer in supporting a healthy and COVID-safe environment across all our project sites and in the local communities we operate in. Our recent initiatives have helped workers access

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AUT Pacific youth mental health study

Almost 1000 Pacific youth living in South Auckland, New Zealand, will be invited to take part in newly funded research to explore how cultural identity, family and employment affect their mental health and how their

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MANGROVES for the Pacific Future

Mangroves are trees or shrubs that are found in the intertidal zone of coastlines, or that area between the coastal environment and the terrestrial environment. Mangrove trees are equipped with impressive filtration

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The Future of Green Entrepreneurship in the Pacific

August 21st was World Entrepreneurs’ Day, a day to celebrate innovation and empowerment of entrepreneurship and leadership to acknowledge entrepreneurs’ achievements and contributions towards job creation and

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A Nuclear Engineer’s Solar Company

When Dawn Renewable Energy founder and CEO, Paul Huang was looking to move on from his role with a nuclear power plant, he looked at Australia, Canada and Dubai before his pastor suggested “why don’t you think about

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BSP Life: Record Breaking $32m Bonus Allocation

BSP Life recently declared its highest ever bonus allocation in its 145-year history. $32million has been distributed to eligible customer’s policies for the 2020 financial year, which is backed by a strong and

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Pleass: Celebrating 25 years of innovation

From supplying Fiji cinemas with frozen soft drinks 25 years ago, Pleass Global Limited has grown into a diverse company that is looking to new markets, new products and new opportunities. Co-founders Catherine and

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Using ‘FOOD HAVENS’ to reduce obesity among Pacific and Māori peoples

 A new concept in food environments, the food haven, aims to reduce high obesity rates among Pacific and Māori peoples. Researchers at the AUT Child and Youth Health Research Centre are proposing a new term, the

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