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Fiji to sell world's first climate-change 'green' bonds.

Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Fiji to sell world's first climate-change 'green' bonds.

SYDNEY - Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Fiji to sell world's first climate-change "green" bonds.

SYDNEY - Fiji will issue a $50 million "green" bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Fiji urges "absolute dedication" to toughest climate target.

OSLO - Fiji called on Tuesday for "absolute dedication" to the strictest limits on global warming as it prepares to preside over U.N. talks next month seeking to keep the Paris climate agreement on track despite a U.S. pullout.

- Reuters - US

Sydney nurse Kelly Clarke mourned at funeral after honeymoon death in Fiji.

Family and friends united to pay tribute to Sydney nurse Kelly Clarke whose life was cruelly cut short after she was struck down with double pneumonia while honeymooning in Fiji.More than 300 mourners packed Our Lady of Good Counsel...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fiji urges 'absolute dedication' to toughest climate target.

OSLO - Fiji called on Tuesday for "absolute dedication" to the strictest limits on global warming as it prepares to preside at U.N. talks next month seeking to keep the Paris climate agreement on track after a U.S. pullout.

- Reuters - US

Fijian student ragged in BHU, FIR lodged against four: Police.

A Fijian student was allegedly beaten up and ragged by his seniors at the Banaras Hindu University here, the police said.An FIR had been lodged against four persons in connection with the incident, they added.Munish, a Fiji national and a BA first year student of the university, was allegedly beaten up by his seniors on ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Bennett to Fiji for climate talks ahead of Bonn.

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett will travel to Nadi today to join leaders and ministers at ministerial talks ahead of the 23rd Conference of the Parties – COP23 – in Bonn, Germany in November.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Sailing down River Rufiji is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The beauty of the landscape and the splendid setting sun is the joy of any tourist who loves nature, writes Edgar R. Batte.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Natural disasters in Asia-Pacific will become more destructive without action on disaster resilience.

Source: UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam, World Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

3 platforms for girls' education in climate strategies.

The intensifying impacts of climate change and its indiscriminate nature make climate change adaptation and mitigation a high priority for countries around the globe. Disasters caused by droughts, wildfires, tropical cyclones, and floods have wreaked havoc on people's lives everywhere, from Japan to Bangladesh, from ...

- Brookings - US

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