17,000 remote islanders take action against climate change


News article with information on how Australian researchers have worked with the people of Roviana, Solomon Islands, to identify ways to better adapt to the changes that local communities are experiencing due to climate change; and the development of the Roviana climate change Resilience Plan 2013-2017. 

This 2-page news article was produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP). PASAP assisted 15 partner countries to assess their vulnerability to climate change and incorporate adaptive measures into planning and development.

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Case Study, Newsletter
https://www.pacificclimatechange.net/document/17000-remote-islanders-take-action-against-climate-change
070601 - Horticultural Crop Growth and Development, 050210 - Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge, 050101 - Ecological Impacts of Climate Change, 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 070403 - Fisheries Management, 050203 - Environmental Education and Extension
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/Adaptation/international-climate-change-Adaptation-initiative/pasap/solomon-islands; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013.
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Collaborating Organisations: Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE), AusAID, University of New South Wales. Cook Islands Government Lead Researcher: Alison Binney, Econnect Communication Contributors: Robbie Mitchell, Econnect Communication
Australian Government (2013): 17,000 remote islanders take action against climate change. Brochure. Produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program.
internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
2013/08