Monday, December 10th, 2018
KATOWICE, Poland – December 10, 2018: 8.45pm (UN NEWS CENTRE): As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to agree new standards for global migration, the United Nations climate change conference ‘COP24’ is looking at concrete ways to help countries tackle large-scale displacement caused by the impacts of climate change, including water scarcity, flooding, storms and rising sea levels.
KATOWICE, Poland – 10 DECEMBER 2018: 8.22pm (THE GUARDIAN): As four of the world’s largest oil and gas producers blocked UN climate talks from “welcoming” a key scientific report on global warming, Australia’s silence during a key debate is being viewed as tacit support for the four oil allies: the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait.
SUVA, Fiji – December 10, 2018: 8.15pm (FBC NEWS): Fiji’s opposition Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) and the National Federation Party (NFP) have filed a joint application today to legally challenge the outcome of the 2018 General Election.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa – December 10, 2018: 1.35pm (South China Morning Post): Fiji put in a vintage display to blow away the USA 29-15 for the South Africa Sevens title in Cape Town earlier this morning.
By Viola Ulakai HONOLULU, Hawaii – December 10, 2018: 1.20pm (TBC): Albacore tuna – the species most important tuna for Tonga will be at the top of the agenda for the annual Tuna Commission (WCPFC) meeting in Hawaii this week.
By PITA LIGAIULA HONOLULU, Hawaii – December 10, 2018: 12.45pm (PACNEWS): The two largest fisheries organisations in the Pacific have joined forces to ramp up work to mitigate Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the region, ahead of this week’s Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting.
HONOLULU, Hawaii – December 10, 2018: 12.15pm (PNA/Nuku’alofa Times): A total of 800 fisheries observers are at the front line for Pacific Islands to effectively manage the multi-billion dollar fishing industry in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.