FROM THE FIELD: Sailing a conventional and sustainable path in Fiji’s tropical waters

Uto ni Yalo Trust/Samuela Ulacake

They are crusing the normal 72-foot lengthy Fijian boat, Uto ni Yalo, which interprets as ‘Heart of the Spirit’ and which is navigating alongside historical Pacific commerce and migratory routes to assist re-establish historic ties.  It’s additionally reviving important cultural hyperlinks between folks everywhere in the area.

The boat is ferrying aid provides to islands within the wake of tropical cyclones – demonstrating how low carbon sea transport can offset Fiji’s fossil gasoline reliance and grow to be a viable choice for cargo switch between distant maritime islands.

Ahead of International Youth Day marked yearly on 12 August, learn extra right here about how younger individuals are partaking with Fiji’s religious coronary heart.

Original article https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2018/08/1016872

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