Two dramatic regions.
One unique collaboration.

Scientists from the Alaska and Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Centers will join together in cross-regional research, cultural engagement, and synthesis.

This work will provide forums for scientists, managers, and students to explore the steep watershed ecosystems in these areas and exchange knowledge to support climate adaptation.

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Distant lands intertwine: PI-CASC hosts Alaska CASC scientists in Hawaiʻi

By John I. Borja | December 19, 2022

From icy fields to humid jungles, partner researchers from Hawaiʻi and Alaska have had a pair of opportunities this year to visit each other’s work spaces and get an up-close look at the parallels their regions had in science, community, and natural resources. The Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center, in coordination with the University…

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    Hawai'i Conservation Conference

    Aia i hiʻikua, i hiʻialo – Reflecting on our Past; Dreaming on our Future ​

    The Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference allows a diverse group of scientists, policymakers, conservation practitioners, educators, students and community members from Hawaiʻi and the Pacific to converge and discuss conservation. It’s a time to connect, share and inspire, all with the common goal of caring for our natural resources.

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