The new LCC Network Lookout newsletter is jam-packed with the latest news from the PICCC, LCCs across the Network, and other partners in science and conservation. Check it out here!
In late January and early February, some PICCC team members traveled to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Guam, and American Samoa in order to engage local resource managers in cross-sectoral coordination dialogues about climate change adaptation strategies and opportunities. Within each Territory, workshops provided an overview of current climate hazards facing islands, future […]
On a recent trip to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, PICCC team members engaged local resource managers in a dialogue about the current climate hazards facing islands across CNMI and the future scenarios of climate change. The Climate Change Working Group in CNMI created a story map that creatively highlights the impacts of historical climate […]
Are you passionate about the Pacific’s rich natural and cultural heritage? Do you want to work on innovative solutions to climate change? Then join the small but dedicated team at the Pacific Island Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) in our Honolulu, Hawai’i, office as our Adaptation Initiatives Project Manager. We are seeking enthusiastic, experienced candidates who […]
On December 12, 2015, nearly 200 countries at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 in Paris agreed to an ambitious agreement to limit global climate change. This transparent and accountable agreement aims to: strengthen long-term ambition; establish a universal approach for all countries; lock in five year target cycles; ratchet up ambition over time; rigorously assess […]
On Thursday, December 3rd, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released its Review of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives. This review concludes that a landscape approach is needed to meet the nation’s conservation challenges and that the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) provide a framework for addressing that need. The PICCC would like to express our gratitude […]
On Tuesday, December 8th, the PICCC staff took a day off from being in the office and traveled to He`eia in order to volunteer and learn more about the great work our local partners are doing. First, the PICCC team visited Kāko’o ‘Ōiwi, a local non-profit working in He`eia to restore agricultural and ecological productivity in […]
In Hawai`i, forest birds have long been treasured as a symbol of the spectacular and exceptional ecosystem found only here. Their colorful feathers and birdsong have dotted the forests across the main Hawaiian Islands. The feathers of forest birds were used to adorn the ornate and lavish ceremonial clothing of Hawai`i’s royalty. Forest birds […]