Our October “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by PI-CASC Graduate Scholar Paolo Marra-Biggs and his advisor, Dr. Rob Toonen, who will discuss their efforts to help protect giant clams in the waters of American Samoa by characterizing their populations using genetic analyses.
The September 2023 Pacific RISCC webinar featured a presentation on the changes in vegetation observed in Hawaiʻi from 2010-2019 by the USFS Forest Inventory & Analysis Program.
Our September “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Judith Drexler and Helen Raine who will discuss the protocol they developed to prioritize coastal wetlands sites on Molokaʻi for restoration.
The July 2023 Pacific RISCC webinar will feature a presentation on the critical connection between groundwater dependent ecosystems of macroalgae in Kona, Hawaiʻi, and the effects of climate change on those systems.
The June 2023 Pacific RISCC webinar will feature presentations on the conservation of Hawaiian anchialine ecosystems and Fishponds in the face of Climate Change
The May 2023 Pacific RISCC webinar will feature a presentation on prioritizing management for restoration of seabird populations amid impacts of climate change and invasive species.
Our May “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Dennis LaPointe who will discuss how climate-induced drying may influence the invasion of mosquitoes, and the diseases they carry, into critical native bird habitats.
The April 2023 Pacific RISCC-Pacific Fire Exchange webinar will share how wildfires and climate change affect ecosystems and natural resources.
Our April “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Elliott Parsons and Dr. Glenn Dulla who will discuss efforts across the Pacific to tackle the interwoven threats of climate change and invasive species.
Our March “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dolan Eversole, who will discuss his extension work in Hawai’i as a coastal marine specialist, sharing real world examples of applied research and adaptive management in coastal lands.