Human rights law demands climate change adaptation
Supporting climate adaptation for vulnerable peoples is not a matter of aid but a legal obligation that must be met, say University of Melbourne experts.
On the frontline of family violence in the Asia Pacific
A University of Melbourne led project is supporting locals in the Asia Pacific to collect data on family violence, shining a light on this hidden scourge
Real partnership with Solomon Islands must be based on truth
Acknowledging Australia’s colonial history is essential to build a stronger relationship with Solomon Islands, say University of Melbourne experts
Stepping carefully amid conflict in the Pacific
Tensions between Australia, China and Solomon Islands can be eased with a greater focus on diplomacy, not militarisation, argue University of Melbourne experts
Building island climate resilience
India-led infrastructure support for Pacific island states vulnerable to climate change is a concrete outcome from COP26 says University of Melbourne expert
Is there a preferred COVID-19 vaccine for Pacific Island countries?
As COVID-19 cases surge in some Pacific Island countries, University of Melbourne experts analyse whether one vaccine is better for these remote communities.
Is Australia doing enough to support the Pacific?
A University of Melbourne expert says the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis are being felt by our Pacific neighbours, and it’s in Australia interests to help.
The vaccine saving the lives of Pacific children
Each year, some 650,000 children globally die from pneumonia. But a University of Melbourne vaccination program in Fiji is saving lives of Pacific children.
The future of climate refugees
As COP23 begins in Bonn, a University of Melbourne expert says Fiji's role at the UN could be vital for the future of climate change refugees and displacement.
Global warming could accelerate towards 1.5℃ if the Pacific Ocean gets cranky
Global warming is rapidly approaching 1.5℃, but University of Melbourne research finds conditions in the Pacific Ocean will determine how fast we get there.