SPC publications on Climate Change

Book “Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change” and Policy Briefs

Project Briefs:

Learning about climate change the Pacific way

 A picture based education resource for students, teachers and facilitators.

It introduces Pasifika as an imaginary island that is nowhere but everywhere. Pacific learners and explorers can find local buildings, plants, animals, people and geographical features they can relate to. The guides have been produced for Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Tuvalu in close partnership with these countries. The information is also relevant to all Pacific Island countries and territories.

Pasifika with adaptations in place / Pasifika après la mise en oeuvre des mesures d'adaptation

Causes of Climate Change / Les causes du changement climatique

CC-covers-no nameThe visual guide has 16 pictures showing the water cycle, Pacific and global climate, causes of climate change, the changing climate of six Pacific island countries and mitigation and adaptation in a town and in gardening, forestry and fishing. Picture 8 on changing climate is specific to each country. All other pictures can be used in any Pacific island country.



Downloadable pdfs of visual guides


teachers-guide-cc-toolkitThe teacher guides that go with the visual guide are in English. Each picture is described and suggestions are made on how to use it. Background information and hands-on teaching activities are provided. The guides include links to the school curricula of Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Tuvalu.


Downloadable pdfs of teacher guides

Fiji version logos-right1
Kiribati version
Samoa version
Tonga version
Vanuatu (English version)
Vanuatu (French version)
Tuvalu version