Voyagers in Samoa use the Va’a as a way to connect with other cultures while learning to live in harmony with nature.
Integrating gender into conservation projects is a key component of success. To help ensure this happens, CI recently piloted field-based gender workshops in Fiji, Samoa and Ecuador.
Traveling aboard Samoa’s traditional double-hulled voyaging canoe, CI connects with communities through the film’s central themes of ocean conservation and Polynesia culture.
For centuries, these boats have connected Pacific Islanders with the sea they depend on.
CI intern Danita Strickland writes about her experience speaking about protecting oceans and biodiversity at a youth forum at the U.N.’s International Conference on Small Island Developing States.
CI’s Greg Stone arrived in style to an important gathering of small island developing states in Samoa.
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By clearing debris and planting trees, we can help Samoan villagers be better prepared for the next storm.
Cyclone Evan decimated many areas planted with non-native trees, leaving natural forests largely intact.
CI’s own Schannel van Dijken embarks on the journey of a lifetime.