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Vanuatu: Traditional knowledge feeds into resilience plans
25 June 2014 - From investigating where turtle eggs are buried to how many mangoes are growing in a season, scientists on the southwest Pacific Island of Vanuatu are evaluating the accuracy of traditional means of forecasting weather, with the aim of incorporating the most effective ideas into planning to help island communities better prepare for the impacts of climate change and more severe natural disasters. (more)

Vanuatu tops happy planet index
14 July 2006 - The nation of Vanuatu, which is part of the Pacific archipelago, is rated number one on the Happy Planet Index, 'which measures quality of life against environmental impact.' (more)


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