Of Island Soldiers and Desert Wars

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Ben Bohane - 10 Sep 2021

Of Island Soldiers and Desert Wars

The Pacific islands have also been touched by the Afghan conflict and recent crisis, writes Ben Bohane. The sudden fall of Kabul has sent shock waves around the world,…

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Pacific Wayfinder: Climate change and the IPCC report through a Pacific lens

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Ben Bohane - 25 Aug 2021

Pacific Wayfinder: Climate change and the IPCC report through a Pacific lens

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report provides sobering insights into the pace of global temperature and sea-level rises, and a growing number of Pacific climate scientists are…

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Ben Bohane - 20 Jul 2021

Pacific Wayfinder: Facing the Climate Crisis in the Pacific

As the severe and urgent nature of the climate crisis becomes more apparent, governments around the world must take heed of the experts and Pacific peoples who are sounding…

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Ben Bohane - 8 Jun 2021

Pacific Wayfinder: PNG’s COVID-19 challenge

While much of the Pacific has kept the health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic under control so far, Papua New Guinea still may not have reached the peak of…

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Ben Bohane - 25 Feb 2021

Documentary explores life in lockdown across the Pacific

In March, the Australia Pacific Security College (PSC) will release a one-hour documentary film called Pacific Lockdown offering a unique insight into how people and communities across the Pacific islands are dealing with closed borders and life under “covid normal” over the past year.

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Ben Bohane - 17 Dec 2020

Pacific agility and resilience in the face of enormous challenges

From a deadly pandemic to disaster resilience, the Pacific region has shown it has the ability to respond well amidst tough circumstances, Ben Bohane writes.

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