• Selayar south Sulawesi, laurent houmeau, Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Strengthening coastal management in Selayar with community-based solutions

    Selayar in Indonesia is the gateway to Taka Bonerate, a highly biodiverse marine national park, which is under serious threat from overexploitation and ocean plastic. To protect the area and other marine environments in the Coral Triangle, UQ researchers from CCRES developed strategies to strengthen coastal management.
  • People meeting

    Optimising community-based climate change adaptation in the Pacific Islands

    Pacific communities are considered to be the ‘most vulnerable’ to the impacts of climate change. Consequently, aid is now being redirected to community-scale adaptation. UQ researchers are engaging with Pacific communities to evaluate community-based adaptation initiatives and generate recommendations to optimise future efforts.
  • Wooden buildings on riverbank

    Understanding adaptive capacity to environmental change in Cambodia and Vietnam

    With the immense environmental challenges the world faces, our ability to adapt is vital. An international research team led by Dr Pedro Fidelman engaged with stakeholders involved with the co-management of coastal resources in Cambodia and Vietnam with the aim of understanding the conditions that enable adaptive capacity.

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