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Happy, faithful and tied to nature: life adapting to the climate crisis – photo essay

Activists are pushing for action at the upcoming Cop28 summit as the way of life on Pacific islands such as Kioa in Fiji are reshaped by climate changeWhen Poiongo Lisati returned to her home of Kioa after decades away, she welcomed the shift in the pa…

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Stay or go? Offered a future away from home, Tuvalu’s people face a painful choice

Australia’s visa offer to residents of the Pacific island nation in the face of the climate crisis stokes mixed emotionsFor many years, residents of Tuvalu have been aware of a threat hanging over their country: if nothing is done to combat the climate…

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Refugees in PNG told they will be evicted next week after Australian-sponsored housing bills not paid

Australian-funded humanitarian program has not funded housing, food and medical services for over a year, providers sayGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastRefugees and asylum seekers held by Australia in Papua New G…

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Pacific Islands Forum: four leaders fail to attend as China-US rivalry takes centre stage

The US has been racing to reopen embassies and deepen links with Pacific countries in wake of Solomon Islands security pact with ChinaFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily new…

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Aukus will ‘get done’ despite jitters in Congress, Biden tells Albanese at White House meeting

Getting approval for nuclear submarine plan through legislature a question of ‘not if, but when’Joe Biden has played down congressional jitters over the Aukus nuclear-powered submarine deal and has revealed he assured Xi Jinping that the countries invo…

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