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Climate Change in the Republic of Palau

How is climate change affecting the Republic of Palau? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher and Dr. Art Sussman can help teachers and students understand the climate in Palau, and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the impacts of global climate change on Palau’s ecosystems and communities. Information on other […]

Climate Change in the Federated States of Micronesia

How is climate change affecting the Federated States of Micronesia? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher and Dr. Art Sussman can help teachers and students understand the climate in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM; states of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae), and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the […]

Adaptations: Finding a Fit in the Changing World

Adaptations—Finding a Fit in the Changing World is full of colorful pictures about how living things are adapted to meet their basic needs in the places they live. Children will be fascinated to learn that some plants have developed chemicals so that animals that share their environment will not eat them. Children will also learn that there […]

Mangroves: Living on the Edge in a Changing Climate

Mangroves—Living on the Edge in a Changing Climate offers readers of all ages a fascinating journey through the inner worlds of the mangroves. Intricate adaptations and unexpected habitats emerge from the pages of the swamp, unsettling the reader into realizing the incredible value of this island ecosystem. Mangroves provide many resources for local communities, and […]

From Ridge to Reef: Adapting to a Changing Climate

This interactive activity examines the three primary ecosystems of Pacific high islands and atolls. These ecosystems—terrestrial, coastal, and reef—provide many services to island communities. However, they also face threats from both human activities and climate change. The interactive activity details the services and the threats. It also provides real-life examples of Pacific Island communities that […]

Adapting to a Changing Climate

This booklet was developed as part of an outreach toolkit for community based climate change adaptation in Micronesia. The whole toolkit (booklet, flipchart, and facilitators’ notes) is meant to motivate leaders to take action and be involved in climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning in a meaningful way and to engage the community in adaptation […]

Micronesia’s Changing Climate

This interactive is a collection of 4 videos adapted from the Micronesia Conservation Trust examine environmental changes occurring in Micronesia and the steps people are taking to respond to them. In “The Problem,” fishermen discuss why things are “not right” in Micronesia; for example, fish stocks are declining and coral reefs are dying. In “The Cause,” we […]

Carbon Dioxide and the Carbon Cycle

Explore how human activities alter the carbon cycle and cause atmospheric carbon dioxide to increase. Learn about the reservoirs and flows of the carbon cycle and how human activities increase the amount of carbon dioxide in the air and ocean. This increased atmospheric carbon dioxide causes global warming. Background Essay, Discussion Questions, & Teaching Tips […]

The Water Cycle

Water is one of the most precious things on our planet. Without it, nothing would be alive on our planet. This handout clearly explains the water cycle, highlighting key science concepts with colorful diagrams. The Water Cycle handout is a product of Water for Life. To find out more, visit the WfL website: http://prelw4l.wordpress.com

Dear Matafele Peinem

On September 23, 2014, Ms. Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner addressed the Opening Ceremony of the UN Climate Leaders Summit in New York City. Kathy was selected from among over 500 civil society candidates in an open, global nomination process conducted by the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service. The poem received a standing ovation. Kathy is also a teacher, journalist and founder […]