climate change

DPA, Pasifika Student Society and PARSA host Prime Minister of Tuvalu

The Department of Pacific Affairs was honoured to contribute to the organisation of a talk by the Prime Minister of Tuvalu Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga to Pacific Island students at ANU

The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?

To mark World Ocean's Day 2021, DPA co-hosted an event with the Australia Awards Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI), titled 'The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?'. Held on 8 June 2021 at the Hedley Bull Centre at ANU.

Re-introducing Traditional Crops for Climate Change Adaptation in the Low-lying Atolls of the Mortlocks

The Mortlock Islands are a group of five atolls and one stand-alone island in the southern part of the state of Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The elevation of the islands ranges from 3-4 metres above sea level, making the islands very vulnerable to the rise in the sea level. Traditional crops, such as taros and arrow roots, have been neglected in recent decades because of the increasing volume of imported food. Climate change is forcing Mortlockese to revisit salt-water resistant taros as an adaptation mechanism to the new threat.

Islands of Hope Project: Pan-Pacific Indigenous Responses to Globalisation and Climate Change from Taiwan to Chile

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar was originally scheduled to take place on Thursday 16 August. It will now be held on Thursday 4 November.”

Mapping Security Cooperation in the Pacific Islands - Research Report

In the 2018 Boe Declaration on Regional Security, Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders recognised that the Pacific Islands region is facing ‘an increasingly complex regional security environment dri

IB 2021/08 Small Island Developing States Drive a Green Post-COVID-19 Recovery Agenda

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the existential threat of climate change for small island developing states (SIDS) remains.

IB 2020/03 Assessing China’s Climate Change Aid to the Pacific

Climate change is the single greatest challenge faced by Pacific Island countries (PICs) (PIF Secretariat 2018:10).

Globalising Myths of Survival: Post-Disaster Households after Typhoon Haiyan

Yvonne Su and Maria Tanyag, ‘Globalising Myths of Survival: Post-Disaster Households after Typhoon Haiyan’, Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, online, 11 June 2019

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