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Ka Pili Kai Fall 2009

Climate change is arguably the most pressing problem facing coastal communities today. In particular, low-lying islands in the Pacific are already experiencing drought and encroaching seas, among other issues, and some residents are being forced to consider leaving their home to populate higher islands. Fortunately, UH Sea Grant faculty and researchers are collaborating with local, national, and international organizations to assist coastal communities determine the best course of action for now and for the future. In this issue we are pleased to share a snapshot of the work that is being conducted to address this critical challenge, in particular by our extension faculty and researchers affiliated with one of the newest Centers of Excellence, the Center for Island Climate Adaption and Policy.

Preparing for Natural Hazards
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Publication Date
September 2009