Climate Stories in the Pacific Islands

Photo credit: Liz West, Flickr

NOAA’s  Pacific Islands Climate Storybook provides a detailed overview of climate change impacts, needs, and lessons learned across the Pacific. Through experiential knowledge, scientific data, and lessons learned from these community engagement processes, the Storybook highlights the major impact that climate change is having in communities across the Pacific and the strategies that are being used […]

In case you missed it…

(Credit: Curt Storlazzi, USGS)

  In case you missed the PICCC’s August webinar with Dr. Curt Storlazzi, “Future wave projections for the US and US-affiliated Pacific Islands”, access the recorded webinar using the links below (you will need to download the WebEx software to access the webinar): Streaming version: https://mmancusa.webex.com/mmancusa/ldr.php?RCID=4c056b5100940db2a401c69219555b18  Downloadable version: https://mmancusa.webex.com/mmancusa/lsr.php?RCID=9ca472b7d9ff3f11714de6b66e686bcb Webinar Overview Understanding the potential changes in waves […]

The PICCC at the Hawai`i Conservation Conference

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With so many developments and updates in the realm of climate science and conservation, how can one organization keep up?  The PICCC employs several strategies, but one important strategy is to attend conferences, workshops, and other large meetings to get to know new faces, reunite with old colleagues, and learn about advancements in climate change […]

Closing Words

Photo Credits: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Editor’s Note: This summer, the PICCC has been joined by Joseph Anastacio, a Palau native and current University of Hawai’i student, serving as an intern through the Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES). Below, Joe describes some of the climate change impacts he has witnessed in Palau.  I am sad that this will be my […]

HELP! I am drowning

Photo credit: Joseph Anastacio

  Editor’s Note: This summer, the PICCC has been joined by Joseph Anastacio, a Palau native and current University of Hawai’i student, serving as an intern through the Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES). Below, Joe describes some of the climate change impacts he has witnessed in Palau.  I remember one evening asking my dad […]

Ocean: A Way of Life

By Rick and Lea Miller

Editor’s Note: This summer, the PICCC has been joined by Joseph Anastacio, a Palau native and current University of Hawai’i student, serving as an intern through the Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES). Below, Joe describes some of the climate change impacts he has witnessed in Palau.  Growing up, I always loved the ocean, because […]

Making Art From Climate Change

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Editor’s Note: The Sea Change series hangs in the PICCC’s office. The artist who created the piece, Melissa Chimera, describes below the creative process and idea behind the art. The genesis of the Sea Change series lay with Deanna Spooner of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative. Deanna wanted to support a new art project […]

All About the Conservation Planning Atlas: a New Tool for Climate Adaptation

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The Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA), developed by the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC), is an open access, web-mapping and science support platform to help our members with climate change adaptation planning.  With the CPA you can search for, discover, explore and analyze conservation and climate change-focused spatial datasets.  Casual and experienced GIS users can […]

Welcome to the dawn of the PICCC’s new blog!

(Credit: Kanu Hawaii, Flickr)

  Aloha, and welcome to the brand new Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative website! This page has been in the making for a while, and we’re proud to unveil the first working product. You will notice quite a few changes to the website including a new look, a different format, and more information about the […]