The purpose of the research study is to discover what traditional practices of land and sea resource management contribute to communities impacted by climate change in the Pacific.

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Vaka Okeanos Waa’Qab departed for the island of Mangaia on Tuesday morning with a team from Macquarie University, Australia.

In Mangaia the group will conduct a study of intercultural knowledge sharing on Raui - the traditional method of conservation and preservation of resources on land, sea and the environment.

The purpose of the study is to discover what traditional practices of land and sea resource management contribute to communities impacted by climate change in the Pacific.

Captain of the voyage is master navigator Peia Patai and crew Jerry Joseph, Clyde Raus, Vickson Yalisman and Steven Daniels. 

Joining the crew onboard from Macquarie University are Professor Tom Murray, Professor Bronwen Neil, Alex Ryan, Bentley Dean, Anthony Vavia and Okeanos - Foundation for the Sea members Eliane Koller Valadier and Dominique Tehei.

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Vaka Okeanos Waa’Qab departed for the island of Mangaia on Tuesday morning with a team from Macquarie University, Australia.

In Mangaia the group will conduct a study of intercultural knowledge sharing on Raui - the traditional method of conservation and preservation of resources on land, sea and the environment.

The purpose of the study is to discover what traditional practices of land and sea resource management contribute to communities impacted by climate change in the Pacific.

Captain of the voyage is master navigator Peia Patai and crew Jerry Joseph, Clyde Raus, Vickson Yalisman and Steven Daniels. 

Joining the crew onboard from Macquarie University are Professor Tom Murray, Professor Bronwen Neil, Alex Ryan, Bentley Dean, Anthony Vavia and Okeanos - Foundation for the Sea members Eliane Koller Valadier and Dominique Tehei.

Period27 Oct 2022

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