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2013 Milstein Science Symposium Videos

Navigating an era of unprecedented change: the rise of resilience and its importance to islands


Presented by Paul Marshall, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) and Nadine Marshall, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

Socio-ecological resilience in Pacific Island traditional and contemporary contexts


Presented by Stacy Jupiter, Wildlife Conservation Society 

Environmental displacement and cultural resilience: the Banabans of Ocean Island and Rabi


Presented by Katerina Teaiwa, Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies and Australian National University

Supporting resilience systems in the Bay Islands, Honduras


Presented by Jennifer Myton, Coral Reef Alliance; Giacomo Palavicini, Roatan Marine Park; and Ian Drysdale, Healthy Reefs Alliance

An integrated framework for assessing and managing data-limited fish stocks


Presented by Kendra Karr, Environmental Defense Fund

Managing for resilience using directed monitoring efforts and community engagement at the Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area (KHFMA)


Presented by Russell Sparks, State of Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources

Managing identity in the midst of globalization


Presented by Mae Adams, The Nature Conservancy

Panel Discussion: What is the role of science in managing for resilience?


Eleanor J. Sterling (moderator), American Museum of Natural History Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
Mae Adams, The Nature Conservancy
Tadzio Bervoets, St. Maarten Nature Foundation
Sangeeta Mangubhai, The Nature Conservancy
Hinano Teavai Murphy, University of California Berkeley
Hugh Possingham, University of Queensland and Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Stuart Sandin, University of California San Diego
Stephanie Wear, The Nature Conservancy 

Making it easier to manage reefs for resilience: a framework for interpretation of resilience assessment scores


Presented by Sangeeta Mangubhai, The Nature Conservancy

Building reef resilience capacity at a local scale


Presented by Naneng Setiasih, Coral Reef Alliance 

Ecological and social resilience in island systems: case study of Lakshadweep


Presented by Vineeta Hoon, Centre for Action Research on Environment Science and Society 

Integrated indigenous management of land and marine protected areas in Taiarapu, Tahiti


Tokainuia Devatine, Cetre de Recherces Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement (CRIOBE)

Panel Discussion: Resilience in the Solomon Islands: common threads, trade-offs, and unanticipated outcomes


Christopher Filardi (moderator), American Museum of Natural History Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
Simon Albert, University of Queensland
Matthew Lauer, Sand Diego State University
Senoveva Mauli, The Nature Conservancy
Patrick Pikacha, Solomon Islands Community Conservation Partnership 

Evolutionary processes fostering resilience on islands


Presented by Scott V. Edwards, Harvard University 

Prioritizing conservation actions for island marine ecosystems


Presented by Hugh Possingham, Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholar at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions at the University of Queensland

Speyside Marine Area Community-Based Management Project: a Case study for socio-ecological resilience in Tobago (Southern Caribbean)


Presented by Jahson Alemu, Trinidad & tobago Institute of Marine Affairs 

Climate change adaptation: local solutions for a global problem in popular tourism destinations


Presented by Derta Prabuning, Reef Check 

Coral reef resilience to climate change in Saipan, CNMI: field-based assessments and implications for vulnerability and future management


Presented by Steven Johnson, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Division of Environmental Quality 

Notes from a floating island: long-term experience of climate change in the Pacific


Presented by Carlos Mondragon, El Colegio de Mexico Center for African and Asian Studies 

Community-based adaptation in the Pacific Islands


Presented by Meghan Gombos, Sea Change Consulting, LLC

Community-based planning and mobilization in urbanized atolls: the Rita Reimaanlok case study


Presented by Tina Stege, Martina Corporation and Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Marshall Islands Ministry of Internal Affairs

Fostering resilience in coral reef and agricultural systems in Guanica, PR


Presented by Paul Sturm, Ridge to Reefs and Louis Meyer-Comas, Protectores de Cuencas

The effects of natural disturbances, reef state, and herbivorous fish densities on ciguatera poisoning in Rarotonga, Southern Cook Islands


Presented by Teina Rongo, Climate Change-Cook Islands Division, Office of the Prime Minister

Incorporating local wisdom (sasi) into marine zoning to increase the resilience of a Marine Protected Area network in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia


Purwanto, The Nature Conservancy (Presented by Sangeeta Mangubhai)

Fostering manager voices to inform global policy


Presented by Peter Kenilorea, United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States 

Panel Discussion: Funding for resilience: perspectives for funders and grantees


Jeffrey Campbell (moderator), The Christensen Fund
Kate Barnes, The MacArthur Foundation
Bernd Cordes, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Nayari Perez Diaz, Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) Belize
Naneng Setiasih, Coral Reef Alliance 

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