climate change

Climate battles in Majuro

Climate battles in Majuro

WILMER JOEL The two colleges in the country, College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) and the University of the South Pacific (USP), ignited a heated debate last week that was filled with facts and fiery exchanges. As a part of the Climate Change Week activities last Thursday at the Public School System the debate focused […]

Climate info delivered informally

Climate info delivered informally

EVE BURNS Jo-Jikum in partnership with the RMI Climate Change Directorate hosted its first climate webinar series earlier this month — the first in a series of weekly events that take place every Friday for one hour at Marshall Islands Resort at the Jemanin room. This webinar is funded by a grant from Unitarian Universalist […]

Kili hit by high waves

Kili hit by high waves

Journal 2/1/1985 P1 Audit General report serves as foundation The Auditor General has submitted his second report to the Nitijela. Auditor General Brian Riordan stated in the report that RepMar accounts are almost all unauditable as a result of the “legacy of the Trust Territory.” He noted that RepMar “has never prepared comprehensive financial statements, […]

Australian Embassy opens doors

Australian Embassy opens doors

After several months of planning, the new Australian Embassy in Majuro has opened its doors at the NAPA building in Uliga. The Embassy had been temporarily based at Wallaby Downs in Long Island since April. The Australian Embassy celebrated the move with a morning tea with Foreign Minister Casten Nemra, Secretary Anjanette Kattil and her […]

One Word hits Majuro, Ebeye

One Word hits Majuro, Ebeye

The premiere of the latest Marshallese and German-made movie “One Word” had the audience starstruck at Jittak-En Saturday night with its rich cinematography and unerring documentation about climate change. The movie is the outcome of the collaboration between German film team Kameradisten (Comrades) directors Viviana and Mark Uriona and local non-profit organization Jo-Jikum.It features great […]

Climate ‘Midnight’ is close

Climate ‘Midnight’ is close

A three-part climate video series, “Fighting for our survival,” has been released by the climate action organization, 350.org. This includes a new climate video, “Midnight,” filmed in the Marshall Islands and featuring Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. “Midnight” was unveiled December 11 at the opening of the online event Kainaki II to COP 26 – Pacific Islands Forum […]

Making water from air

Making water from air

A project to harvest fresh water using simple and affordable equipment was this month officially handed over to the grateful community of Ailuk Atoll, which regularly suffers from drought conditions. In March and April last year, Dustin Langidrik, the University of the South Pacific’s Climate Change project coordinator worked with British environment researchers Andrew Tweedie […]