REPICORE project combines social and natural sciences for an integrated assessment to achieve a more holistic understanding of coupled social-ecological systems.
The overall aim is an improved understanding of social-ecological feedbacks that erode or strengthen resilience. REPICORE brings together leading international experts on social-ecological resilience assessment, and links up with institutions in the Pacific Islands. Read more…
Multiple Drivers of Local (Non-) Compliance in Community-Based Marine Resource Management: Case Studies from the South PacificCompliance is key to successful resource management. But what influences compliance behavior with marine resource management in fishing communities in the South Pacific? The social, political and economic contexts …Read More »
- By Natalie Prinz. Even though the southern Cook Islands were spared from severe coral bleaching in the recent large-scale global bleaching event, the El Niño in 2015/16, we experienced …Read More »
- By Natalie Prinz. After a sudden occurrence of dead reef fish in the Aitutaki Lagoon, reports of dead fish sightings were summarised and correlated to tide data, rain data …Read More »
Let’s talk about food! Master Project on supplementary feeding of reef fish by tourism in the lagoon of Aitutaki, Cook IslandsBy Natalie Prinz, ISATEC student at the University of Bremen and the ZMT. A 18km2 small near-atoll named Aitutaki was “home” from October 2016 till March 2017, one of 15 …Read More »
- The REPICORE team headed back out to the Pacific in mid-June, only this time the final destination was not a Melanesian island but a Polynesian one – Oahu in Hawai’i. …Read More »