Caritas State of the Environment for Oceania Report

These annual reports bear witness to the stark reality that millions of people across the Pacific are experiencing the impacts of environmental changes, especially climate change.


  Check out stories from our latest report by clicking on symbols in the map

Communities are responding with resilience, courage and strength, as shown in the reports. But they also need our governments and Australian communities to act in solidarity with them to care for our common home.

Young father from Kiribati

Young father from Kiribati appeals for climate action

Erietera Aram from Kiribati was Caritas Australia’s report ambassador in 2017.

“My country is in peril from rising seas so I am here to appeal for urgent climate action, otherwise we will lose our homes. Kiribati is going under water,” said Erietera.

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Watch a video and hear the firsthand voices of those experiencing changes in their lives due to climate change.

We have many communities that are close to the sea, many communities that are at high tide."
Most Rev. Archbishop Chris Cardone OP Archbishop of Honiara

Resources

Hungry for Justice Report

Hungry for Justice Report

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Climate Finance Fact sheet

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Food For All Poster

Food and Water Fact sheet

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Food For All Poster

Rising Levels Fact sheet

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For Schools :
Hungry for Justice Report

Food and Water Shortage Resource

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Hungry for Justice Report

Rising Sea Levels Resource

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Hungry for Justice Report

Hungry for Justice Report

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It’s our responsibility as global citizens to take care of our planet and to ensure that we all have a safe, secure and promising future. The earth is our common home, for us and for our children and we are all connected.”
Erietera Aram from Kiribati, Caritas Australia State of the Environment Report Ambassador