Regional Archive March 2018

“If we do not ensure sustainability, we will exhaust these resources – we need to be aware of that.”

Fiji’s Efforts to Keep Fish in the Sea

Over-fishing is a growing problem in the Pacific, as nations try to stop their stocks from being depleted beyond repair. Sam Sachdeva visited Suva to learn about Fiji’s efforts to stop illegal fishing in its tracks and how New Zealand is lending a helping hand.
When they arrived in Vanuatu, they carried some Papuan ancestry but still spoke languages from a linguistic family common in the islands of southeast Asia, called Austronesian.

Clues To Remote Pacific islands’ Population Puzzle

Genomic studies provide details about the complex peopling of Vanuatu — one of the last places on Earth reached by humans.