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POCCA Project undertakes Community Consultations in Tuvalu

The island country of Tuvalu continues to punch above its weight when it comes to climate change resilience and adaptation despite its isolation and relatively small island size. With a population of just under 12,000, Tuvalu has become the global symbol of the fight against climate change. The USP’s Pacific Ocean and Climate Crisis Assessment

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POCCA Project Community Consultations Conducted in Gau and Ba, Fiji

Life in the Pacific Islands is rapidly changing as a result of climate change, which poses a serious threat to people’s livelihoods. Recently, the USP POCCA research team visited communities in the island of Gau and the Province of Ba which enabled the collection of data as well as the documentation of community stories and

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POCCA Project commences its Community Research in Vanua Levu, Fiji

The University of the South Pacific through the Pacific Ocean and Climate Crisis Assessment Project (POCCA) gives voice to Pacific Indigenous knowledge systems and how they can work together in harmony with Western scientific approaches. The project’s interdisciplinary approach allows for integrated data, which is frequently lacking in Pacific regional climate change positions. The USP

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First POCCA Project Conference in Christchurch

Academics, researchers, and experts from many ocean states in the Pacific met in Christchurch on 1-2 September 2022 to discuss how to address the climate crisis through Indigenous knowledge systems. The participants of the conference have been extensively and intensively studying how the climate crisis has been framed and approached. They also identified potential solutions

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