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…
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 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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.