Sea-level rise and everyday lives in small island states
Grant number: DP190100604 | Funding period: 2019 - 2022
This project aims to advance understanding of the impacts of sea-level rise and associated policy responses on the everyday lives of island communities. Focusing on village relocation in Fiji and fortification and land reclamation in the Maldives, the project will analyse people's changing everyday experiences and practices. The project seeks to enable international and interdisciplinary collaborations, and to produce new knowledge on the opportunities and challenges of diverse policy responses to sea-level rise. The project’s findings will be beneficial for countries facing the threat of sea-level rise, as well as national governments and international agencies that support and fund climate..View full description
Related publications (6)
Rising seas, immobilities, and translocality in small island states: case studies from Fiji and Tuvalu
Celia McMichael, Carol Farbotko, Annah Piggott-McKellar, Teresia Powell, Merineta Kitara
As increasing global temperatures lead to sea level rise and associated impacts (e.g. flooding, erosion, saltwater intrusion), the..