Regional Archive January 2012

SPREP Launches Clean Pacific 2012 Campaign

The Clean Pacific 2012 campaign will be launched in partnership with the World Wetlands Day celebrations in Apia, Samoa on 2 February.

US$4 million for Nauru Solar Energy and Desalination Plant

Nauru will access US$4million from the Pacific Environment Community (PEC) Fund to install a solar power generation system and sea water desalination plant.

Overfishing of Western Pacific Bigeye Tuna Continues

Overfishing of bigeye tuna continues in the western and central Pacific tuna fishery, the world's biggest tuna fishery, according to the 2010 tuna fishery assessment report released this month by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).