Climate Change and the Forest

Feb 3, 2016

The State of Hawaiʻi, in cooperation with university, private, state, and federal scientists and others, has drafted an adaptation plan, one of the priorities of which is preserving water sources through conservation of the forests, as indicated in their “Rain Follows The Forest” report.
Credit National Climate Assessment

Climate change is an issue that resonates deeply within our communities in Hawaiʻi. Our economy, culture and health all depend on the health of ecosystems across the state. From the highest mountain peaks, to the coral reefs and near shore environments, we depend on these ecosystems for the survival of our society.

Christopher Phillips explains...