Beach and mangroves at sunrise

Maintaining the Naiqaqi they know: Indigenous knowledge in climate resilience

Download this story here. Not far from the village of Naiqaqi there is an island the villagers use for foraging. When the tide is low, it can be reached by foot. Lairo, a type of…

A man drawing a map

Finding where we are on the map

Without understanding our place in a system, we don’t know how to adapt most effectively when part of that system changes. As climate change continues to impact the Pacific, the local structures and ecosystems of…

A man and a woman holding an image of a red canoe, their resilience symbol

A voyage into the unknown: Adapting to a changing world

Long ago, Pasifika ancestors set out from their homes to find new lands scattered throughout the ocean. These people innovated with boats and navigation methods, refining them as they went, with strength and optimism helping…

A river bend with trees on either side

The Big Picture: Connections in a complex system

The Naiqaqi River runs through the entire village and all the ecosystems it comprises. It flows from the rainforests on the surrounding mountains past the mangroves on the riverbank, through the plantations and farms to…

Hands holding freshwater mussels in the water

Coconuts, crabs and butterflies: Building resilience in Fiji

Freshwater mussels were once found in abundance in the Nasavu River. They were a staple source of food for the Vitina community members, who live along the banks of the river. For generations, these mussels…

Volcanic eruption from above

When Tonga went quiet

In January, the Climate Resilient Islands team in Tonga should have been preparing for visits to communities across the country. Fresh from a break after the early progress made on the project in 2021, the…

Cecilia speaking to students

The women working for a better world

This year’s International Women’s Day theme, ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’, recognises that it’s only by including women in these systems and roles that we can meet the challenges we are currently facing and build towards a fair and sustainable future for all.

Women across the world are doing incredible work to build this future – including at Live & Learn.

A woman in traditional Tuvaluan clothing stirring a pot of coconut cream

Tasting History: Tuvalu’s first international cookbook

To help preserve their indigenous food knowledge and cultural identity, Tuvalu’s first international cookbook has been created. The cookbook’s name, Tapa aka tou alo, translates into ‘come and have something to eat’ – a Tuvaluan phrase that symbolises the connection between food and community.  

Mr. Pleung Eal stands next to his solar panel

The Renewable Energy Solution for Rural Cambodia

Finding innovative solutions to climate challenges is crucial. This is a key focus of Live & Learn Cambodia. They’re implementing a new project, funded by Johanniter International, aimed at alleviating the challenges of climate change by promoting more productive agricultural practices for small scale farmers.