Huge grant from Europe to help save Pacific Ocean
Quoting Radio New Zealand – 5 September 2018
“Four key regional agencies have signed a deal with the European Union to help promote sustainable management and sound ocean governance in the Pacific.
“The agencies, the Forum Fisheries Agency, the Pacific Community, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme and the University of the South Pacific, have signed the deal this week in Nauru.
“Called, the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership Programme, it will address, among other things, the depletion of fish resources and the threat to marine biodiversity, including climate change and disasters.
“The 5-year programme is funded by the European Union providing US$40.5 million dollars and the government of Sweden US$11.6 million.
“It will be used to support regional and national level activities in the Pacific.
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