Healthy Ocean

Monitoring Coastal and Estuarine Water Quality Using Remote Sensing and In Situ Data

This two-part, advanced webinar series is a follow-on to the training on coastal and estuarine water quality held in September 2021. It is a hands-on training with demos provided by instructors, followed by an hour of lab time for participants to use Level-1 MODIS and VIIRS data provided by the Ocean Biology DAAC (OB.DAAC) and SeaDAS and OCSSW software for deriving water quality parameters.

Publication-Making Peace with Nature A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies

Part I of the report addresses how the current expansive mode of development degrades and exceeds the Earth’s finite capacity to sustain human well-being. The world is failing to meet most of its commitments to limit environmental damage and this increasingly threatens the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Teach The Future Campaign

The Youth 4 Climate Action Project (Y4CAP) delivered a successful workshop to over 1,000 students at Tilak High School in Fiji to raise awareness on climate change, marine ecosystems, the Sustainable Development Goals, and leadership. In continuation of the awareness campaign on good environmental practices, a sandalwood planting exercise was also conducted at the school. 

4th Asia-Pacific Water Forum Webinar

The APWF launched the APWF webinar series as a part of the important preparation process for the 4th APWS.

The objective of the APWF webinar series is to widen and deep-dive into the knowledge of government officials from 49 countries in Asia and the Pacific, including those working in Japanese embassies, and to hold discussions on the latest water and water-related issues from different perspectives.

Climate Emergency: YOUth Action - "Bubbles Double Plastic Trouble?"

Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues of our decade as the production of this “durable and convenient” item has increased rapidly to fulfill the global demand. Every day, we see plastic being used across almost all aspects of our lives. From food wrappers to straws and plastic bags, it seems practically impossible for us to avoid plastic usage altogether. But is it really that way? Is plastic really unavoidable?