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Fijian PM calls for Pacific Blue Economy ahead of COP 23 conference
Defining a Pacific Blue Economy and developing a roadmap for it is at the top of agenda at the Pacific Islands Development Forum's first high-level meeting, which opened in Suva's Grand Pacific Hotel on Wednesday
Xinhua
 
Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies
Tony de Brum saw the effects of rising seas from his home in the Marshall Islands and became a leading advocate for the landmark Paris Agreement and an internationally recognized voice in the fight against climate change.
AP
 
'Hero' of Paris climate agreement dies
Former Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony De Brum, who played a key role in securing the Paris climate pact has passed away aged 72.
BBC
 
Muere Tony de Brum, embajador del cambio climático y Premio Nobel Alternativo
El político Tony de Brum, embajador contra el cambio climático de las Islas Marshall, en el Pacífico, y Premio Nobel Alternativo, falleció hoy a los 72 años en su residencia de Majuro.
EFE
 
Warming Arctic Spurs Battles for Shipping Routes
Global warming is slowly thawing the Arctic, spurring talk of a gold rush for natural resources, shipping routes and other business opportunities in the Far North.
AP
 
Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law
The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects.
Guardian
 
Ethiopia's Tigray Region bags gold award for greening its drylands
A major project to restore land in Ethiopia's Tigray Region to boost millions of people's ability to grow food won gold on Tuesday in a U.N.-backed award for the world's best policies to combat desertification and improve fertility of drylands.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
 
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