Communities of Practice

Pacific Islands-Alaska CASC Collaboration (PI-AK)

The Pacific Islands and Alaska CASCs have created a groundbreaking, cross-regional collaboration using a similar “ridge-to-reef” and “icefield-to-ocean” perspective to explore challenges both regions face from climate-induced alterations already happening to culturally important watershed ecosystems and environmental processes.

Pacific Regional Invasive Species & Climate Change (RISCC) Management

The Pacific RISCC is a collection of researchers, managers, landowners, and other local Hawaiʻi stakeholders, concerned with the interconnected problems of climate change and invasive species in the islands and organizing to improve mutual communication, to share ideas and resources, and to align research and management goals.

Pacific Islands Sea-Level Rise Adaptation Science Dialogues

The Pacific Islands Sea-Level Rise Adaptation Science Dialogues was a series of collaborative meetings in 2021 that brought together several focus groups from university and government science and resource management organizations to address sea-level rise adaptation needs for communities across the Pacific.

Pacific Drought Knowledge Exchange

The PDKE seeks to facilitate drought knowledge exchange and enable collaborative relationships among drought stakeholders in Hawai‘i and in Pacific Island Nations. The stewardship team co-produces site-specific, customized drought data and products based on the needs of manager partners, striving to make drought and climate data products more accessible for drought planning and management.