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Large-scale range collapse of Hawaiian forest birds under climate change and the need 21st Century conservation options
PLoS ONE 2016
Hawaiian forest birds serve as an ideal group to explore the extent of climate change impacts on at-risk species. Avian malaria constrains many remaining Hawaiian forest bird species to high elevations where temperatures are too cool ...
Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). This monograph focuses on...
The pacific gender & climate change toolkit: tools for practioners
The Pacific Community (SPC) 2016
Gender equality is central to achieving a sustainable and resilient future for Pacific islands.This toolkit is designed to support climate change practitioners working in national governments, non-governmental organisations, r...
Vulnerability of Pacific Island agriculture and forestry to climate change
The Pacific Community (SPC) 2016
Pacific Island countries and territories already face a range of development challenges due to their specific geographic and socio-economic characteristics, and their generally high exposure to natural hazards. The projected changes t...
The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food security
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 2016
Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security, demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of climate ...
Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States individual country evaluation report - Tonga
The Pacific Community (SPC) 2016
This is one of nine individual country evaluation summary reports produced as part of the Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States post-project evaluation. The Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island St...
Case study: child centered climate change adaptation (4CA) in the Pacific Islands
S. Cocco-Klein / Equity for Children 2015
The ‘Child-Centered Climate Change Adaptation (4CA)’ Program supported communities in six Pacific Island Countries to adapt to the risks and challenges of climate change. The program’s focus, unique to the r...
Global climate change impacts on Pacific Islands terrestrial biodiversity: a review
S. Taylor; L. Kumar / Tropical Conservation Science 2016
The islands of the Pacific region hold three of the 35 global biodiversity hotspots with large numbers of endemic species. Global climate change will exacerbate the challenges faced by the biodiversity of this region . In this review,...
A question of survival: why Australia and New Zealand must heed the Pacific’s calls for stronger action on climate change
Oxfam 2015
International condemnation of Australia and New Zealand's contributions towards tackling global climate change has come amidst strong efforts by Pacific Island leaders and civil society to catalyse international action and cooperation...
Health impacts of climate change in Pacific Island countries: a regional assessment of vulnerabilities and adaptation priorities
Environmental Health Perspectives 2015
Between 2010 and 2012, the World Health Organization Division of Pacific Technical Support led a regional climate change and health vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning project, in collaboration with health sector partners...
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