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,...

Stephanie-Sageo-Tapungu

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...

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...

Koala at Port Macquarie Koala Hospital. Photo:  Kevin LEBRE / Getty Images / Royalty-free

NSW Koala Inquiry: the fate of populations and habitats after bushfires

July 28, 2020

The impacts of bushfires, land clearing and forest logging were key concerns during the NSW Upper Hou...

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...

Emergency or conservancy? Grappling with the charged language of activism

Emergency or conservancy? Grappling with the charged language of activism

June 22, 2020

As the warnings of scientists grow increasingly urgent, campaigners on the ground struggle to find language that will unite communities fractured by years of climate wars. Continuing our series Future Forecast.

On the land and staring down the barrel of climate change

On the land and staring down the barrel of climate change

June 18, 2020

Farmers are at the front line of a changing planet, but there's still some resistance to the 'C' words and scientists tread carefully. Latest in our series on regional responses to climate change.

Future Forecast: Counting the costs of rising tides on a precious, vulnerable coast

Future Forecast: Counting the costs of rising tides on a precious, vulnerable coast

June 17, 2020

Victoria’s south-west coast is a treasured but vulnerable haven for humans and creatures. Defending it as sea levels rise is an increasingly urgent local concern. The latest in our special series looking at regional responses to climate change.

Future Forecast: Farmers move to weather a warmer future

Future Forecast: Farmers move to weather a warmer future

June 16, 2020

After a rough couple of years, innovators in the dairy industry are looking at the economic and climate forecasts, and taking steps to protect themselves. Continuing our series Future Forecast: Spotlight on the South-West.

Future Forecast Pt 5: Power switch to plug into a sustainable future

Future Forecast Pt 5: Power switch to plug into a sustainable future

June 15, 2020

When it comes to renewables, Warrnambool has some enviable natural advantages – a windswept landscape, a wild coast, and a community with an inclination to innovation. Latest in our special series Future Forecast: Spotlight on the south-west.

Citizens take the lead on science, measuring shifting tides: Future Forecast Pt 4

Citizens take the lead on science, measuring shifting tides: Future Forecast Pt 4

June 5, 2020

The people of Port Fairy were shocked into action by the sudden vanishing of their beach in 2013. Their efforts have inspired a statewide initiative to understand the impacts of rising seas.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
Project: Climate Crisis