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Sea-level rise by 2100.
In his News and Analysis piece reporting on the newly released fifth assessment report (AR5) by Working Group I (WGI) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (“A Stronger IPCCExpand
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Responding to the challenges of climate change in the Pacific Islands: management and technological imperatives
Pacific Island nations face similar challenges from climate change to those faced by other developing nations, yet these are exacerbated by the comparative smallness, remoteness, and archipelagicExpand
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Misperceptions of climate-change risk as barriers to climate-change adaptation: a case study from the Rewa Delta, Fiji
While increasing research is focusing on the effective adaptation to climate change in richer (developed) countries, comparatively little has focused specifically on this subject in poorerExpand
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Climate, Environment and Society in the Pacific during the Last Millennium
The nature of global change in the Pacific Basin is poorly known compared to other parts of the world. "Climate, Environment, and Society in the Pacific during the Last Millennium" describes theExpand
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Environmental catastrophe in the Pacific Islands around A.D. 1300
Paleosea-level data for the Pacific Islands suggest that sea level in the region fell, possibly in two stages, between 680 and 475 cal yr B.P. (A.D. 1270–1475). This was associated with a ∼1.5°C fallExpand
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The end of the Pacific? Effects of sea level rise on Pacific Island livelihoods
As in the past, most Pacific Island people live today along island coasts and subsist largely on foods available both onshore and offshore. On at least two occasions in the 3500 years that PacificExpand
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Audience segmentation and climate change communication: Conceptual and methodological considerations
Engaging the public about mitigating or adapting to climate change threats poses significant challenges for scientists, policy makers, and others responsible for developing communication strategies.Expand
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Beyond the core: community governance for climate-change adaptation in peripheral parts of Pacific Island Countries
Pacific Island Countries are highly exposed to climate change. Most impact studies have focused on the most densely populated core areas where top-down governance is most effective. In contrast, thisExpand
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Far-Field Test of the ICE-4G Model of Global Isostatic Response to Deglaciation Using Empirical and Theoretical Holocene Sea-Level Reconstructions for the Fiji Islands, Southwestern Pacific
Abstract Holocene paleosea-level data for Fiji, represented by 77 dates and emergence magnitudes, are presented, screened, and adjusted. Most data are from coral microatolls, potentially the mostExpand
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