And, Forum Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor said linking oceans to climate change is crucial for the Pacific.
“I think it’s a tremendous opportunity for us and the Prime Minister of Fiji has assured this in his discussions with Pacific Leaders a couple of months ago. Holding Paris together is really important in terms of the temperature rises. For us its 1.5 degrees.
“Linking oceans to climate change is a big one for the Pacific. For us the two issues are not separate. In the Paris Agreement there was reference to Oceans but it’s not strong enough.