The Junction

Collin Tukuitonga

Common enemy overcomes fragile Pacific regional unity – climate change

September 9, 2020

Six years on from being appointed head of the Pacific Community, Director-General Collin Tukuitonga,...


How covid-19 has undermined climate change initiatives in the Pacific

August 16, 2020

QUOTE: “Climate change may be slower but its momentum is enormous.” – Stuart Chape, Acting Dir...

Kelp forest

‘Green gravel’ paves way to save kelp forests

August 12, 2020

We are constantly reminded of the effects of deforestation and the rapid disappearance of the world’s forests, but few people realize that equally impressive underwater forests are facing similar threats.

Oscar Temaru

‘I bury people nearly every day, what was our sin?’

July 31, 2020

The day began with a video, showing a disparate collection of arresting images – the drowned Greenpeace...

Lilo Ema Siope

Loimata – a poignant family-to-family story of the waka

July 27, 2020

Loimata – The Sweetest Tears isn’t just a true story of one of the Pacific’s great waka builder...

Opening the door to Pacific environmental  and climate change collaborations.

EJN teams up with PMC on new climate project

June 23, 2020

In an innovative new development, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) will partner with the Pacific...

Stand With Pal

Students and staff delighted with reinstatement of USP’s Ahluwalia

June 23, 2020

Students sang with joy outside vice-chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia‘s home at the University of the South Pacific following his reinstatement by a special meeting of ...

Australian plan to bombard the Pacific with

Australian $17m ‘soft power’ TV push in Pacific misses mark

May 29, 2020

Homegrown Australian television shows to the tune of $17.1 million will be broadcast in the Pacific in...

John Martinkus

Author warns West Papua conflict is ‘re-igniting’ with new weapons, youth

May 23, 2020

Australian war correspondent and investigative journalist John Martinkus warns the West Papuan conflict...

Student helpers in Lami

Solomon Islands students help Fiji cyclone victims

May 9, 2020

Solomon Islands students studying at universities in Fiji have braved the rain to donate food, clothing...

Cook Islands beach

Virus tourism collapse threatens poverty for many in Pacific

April 30, 2020

The collapse of tourism across the world in the face of the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic could plunge...

Rugby rivals with the future at stake ... challenger Argentina's Agustín Pichot (left) and the status quo chairman Bill Beaumont (England).

Pacific nations could hold sway in crucial World Rugby vote

April 25, 2020

Pacific Nations could hold sway this weekend as the World Rugby vote for a chairman takes place between...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.