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US, Australia and allies form new Pacific Island partnership

Australia and New Zealand are racing to bolster ties with their Pacific neighbours after China shocked them in April by signing a security pact with the Solomon Islands. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi toured Pacific island nations in May. Pacific nations will discuss issues around China’s growing interest in the…
bubmag
June 25, 2022
Climate Change

Climate, malaria highlighted at CHOGM

Leaders of Commonwealth nations are meeting in Rwanda in a summit that promises to tackle climate change, tropical diseases and other challenges deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit for Commonwealth heads of state in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, is the culmination of a series of meetings earlier in the…
bubmag
June 24, 2022
Climate Change

Coastal marsh migration may further fuel climate change

As rising sea levels cause marshes to move inland in six mid-Atlantic states, the coastal zone will not continue to serve as a carbon sink but release more carbon into the atmosphere, a new modeling study led by researchers at Duke University finds. Earlier estimates focused on the potential for…
bubmag
June 23, 2022
Climate Change

Marles pledges greater Indian climate ties

Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has pledged greater cooperation with India on climate change and defence and says China has a duty to reassure its neighbours that it is not a risk to their security. Mr Marles, who is on a four-day visit to India, used a speech in New…
bubmag
June 21, 2022