Then and Now: A Historical Photo Expo

The Project David Anderson will be going back to Enewetak and Ujelang to reconnect with people he lived with, in the 1970'ies and take the same photos he took back then to document social changes as well as see how nature has reclaimed Ujelang since it's last human residents left. The Photo

Habitation Survey Project

The first phase utilizes drone technology and photogrammetry software to create orthomosaics of small island settlements. This phase includes training of local stakeholders to operate drone equipment and manage data flow to secure a safe path of data from original acquisition to central storage and cloud based mainland backup. The second survey

Women in Ecotourism (WIE)

Living Islands propose to build a step-by-step toolkit for starting and running a successful and independent eco-tourism business for the under-developed Pacific ocean region. The primary focus will be on operating and educating stakeholders and clients across the traditional polarized male and female domains. Women ownership of companies in the Republic of

Jr. Ocean Ambassador Camp

The Ocean and Beaches of the Marshall Islands have faced years of heavy external pollution, environmental neglect and the full impact of global climate changes. Locally, the lack of education and awareness of waste management is causing a large part of the population to dispose of waste by simply dumping it into

Marine Ecology Monitoring

Long Term Ecological Research sites on several atolls in the Marshall Islands to monitor for various climate change impacts including saltwater intrusion, coastal erosion/accretion, near-shore shifts in marine sedimentation rates and ecological communities, as well as establish long-term underwater transects for routine video monitoring of biological and ecological shifts in coral reef

Outrigger Tour

We are preparing part two of the outrigger project. Please come back for more information later, and follow our facebook page as well.  

Crossroads 2020

Our world is at the most critical crossroads ever. Important decisions must be made immediately if there is any chance to save and preserve what will be left. There is no such thing as “local” anymore -- ALL ACTIONS ARE GLOBAL. The world entered into this new epoch called the Anthropocene in the late

Box of Bikes

The Living Islands Bicycle Program aims to address the need for affordable, sustainable transportation options in the Marshall Islands by facilitating a bicycle lending and distribution program complemented with legal and educational support from the community and political leadership. The program works to increase the availability of bicycles on the islands of

Low-bandwidth Emergency Weather Information System

Custom solution for using HAM Radio and/or Marine Radio with data converters to create an ultra-low-bandwidth data connection between Majuro and the outer atolls. The solution would cost less than $500 dollars and allow outer atolls to receive weather information, warning, and emergency data. The system will show information on the base

Mangrove Enhancement as a Climate Adaptation Strategy

Mangrove Enhancement as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Potential Ecosystem Service Shifts Following Colonization. The ability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Pacific Island communities to adapt to the increasing sea-levels, storm surge, saltwater intrusion, and other threats posed by global climate change is

Living Islands

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