Pacific Lockdown

 

 Ben Bohane talks to Dr Paula Vivili, Director of Public Health at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea and Dr Nick Thomson, an epidemiologist and health security expert. They discuss how the Pacific has so far responded to the Covid19 emergency, closed borders and public health concerns.

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36 min Listen - 27 Jun 2022

Social Media Security (Part One)

  Social media has created seismic shifts in the way people connect and relate. As mobile phone usage and internet connectivity expands across the Pacific, the use of platforms such as Facebook has provided new economic and social opportunities for the region. Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr…

33 min Listen - 23 Aug 2021

“A Risk to Habitability”

In the latest Pacific Wayfinder podcast, Ben Bohane talks to Professor Mark Howden and Dr Morgan Wairiu about what the latest IPCC report means for the Pacific.