Ahh the Pacific Islands…white sand, warm water, sun shining down….it sounds wonderful (especially for me – I’m having a ‘year of winter’ with my moving about).
But things are changing, and perhaps nothing is quite changing on a global scale quite like the climate. If your a Pacific Islander, climate change is likely to be a huge problem. It all comes down to reliance on local resources, and in many cases these resources come from local marine waters. From a food perspective, Dr Johann Bell of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and colleagues from around the globe predict things are going to change a fair bit….here’s some highlights from the paper: Continue reading “Pacific Islanders to face climate change challenges”