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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 […]

Insack Lasr: Our Mangrove Forests

Six Kosrae elders share their knowledge of their mangrove forests — how they use these resources, how things are changing, and what needs to be done. Kulo ma lulap to our elders: Ninac Srue Jonas, Pahpah Clanry Tilfas, Ninac Srue Paul, Pahpah Ezikiel Toto Nena, Ninac Rebecca Joseph, Ninac Susin Wakuk Authors: Winton Clarence, Ruthey […]

High Island Environments Poster (Yapese)

This highly visual poster displays information about high island environments with supporting text in Yapese. Posters can be printed on letter size (8.5 x 11) or tabloid size (11 x 17) paper. This poster summarizes key concepts in the Our High Island and Pacific High Island Environment books. Need ideas for how to use these posters with […]

Low Island Environments Poster (Yapese)

This highly visual poster displays information about high island environments with supporting text in Yapese. Posters can be printed on letter size (8.5 x 11) or tabloid size (11 x 17) paper. This poster summarizes key concepts in the Our Low Island and Pacific Low Island Environment books. Need ideas for how to use these posters with […]

Pacific Worlds

Pacific Worlds serves two roles: first, it is a vehicle for cultural preservation and the perpetuation of indigenous traditions in the Pacific. In this role, it presents Pacific Islands—from Pacific-Islander perspectives—to the entire world. Whether you are a tourist or a scholar, this site will transform your understanding of Pacific cultures and environments, from Hawaii […]

Climate Change in the Marshall Islands

How is climate change affecting the Republic of the Marshall Islands? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher and Dr. Art Sussman can help teachers and students understand the climate in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and why climate is changing locally and globally. It also explains the impacts of global climate change […]

Sea Level Rise in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI)

What is sea level? How has sea level been changing? This booklet by Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher and Dr. Art Sussman can help teachers and students understand why sea level is rising because of global climate change. It also explains the impacts of sea level rise on island ecosystems and communities. Information on specific USAPI […]

YELA

Rick Jonathan and William William, caretakers and leaders of YELA (Yela Environment Landowners Association), tell a little bit of the history of the Yela Watershed and current efforts to preserve the world’s last Ka forest.