When you think about the Pacific Islands, what comes to mind? Palm trees, cocktails, white sandy beaches, and hammocks? For many people, that is exactly how they see the Pacific, as nothing more than a holiday destination, a tropical getaway and the perfect place to escape to.
But there's more to the Pacific than that.
The harsh reality is that many of the islands in the Pacific are facing the extreme effects of climate change. Our agriculture, coastal systems, ecosystems, water resources and economy, are all at risk.