A group of marine scientists from China have used a high-level forum in Fiji to highlight years of research undertakings in the Pacific and to warn of the urgent need to take climate action, pointing to the value of indigenous knowledge as part of the solution.
“Many places around the world are facing high temperatures, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires. Some other places have extreme sea levels and heavy precipitation, which has resulted in flooding events. And all of these have severely threatened global food, water quality, energy, and infrastructure,” said Professor Wang Jingyuan of Liaocheng University . . .