Society-based solutions to coral reef threats in french pacific territories

Type Article
Date 2019-05
Language English
Author(s) Bambridge Tamatoa1, 2, 4, Chlous Frederique11, D'Arcy Paul5, Claudet JoachimORCID1, 4, Pascal Nicolas3, 4, Reynaud Stephanie8, Rodolfo-Metalpa Riccardo9, Tambutte Sylvie8, Thomassin Aurelie10, Recuero Virto Laura6, 7
Affiliation(s) 1 : USR 3278 CRIOBE, BP 1013 Papetoai, F-98729 Moorea, French Polynesi, France.
2 : Lab Excellence CORAIL, Moorea, French Polynesi, France.
3 : Blue Finance ECRE, Foster Hall, St John, Barbados.
4 : PSL Univ Paris, Natl Ctr Sci Res, CRIOBE, USR CNRS EPHE UPVD 3278, Maison Oceans,195 Rue St Jacques, F-75005 Paris, France.
5 : Australian Natl Univ, Coll Asia & Pacific, Dept Pacific Affairs, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
6 : European Inst Marine Studies, Palaiseau, France.
7 : Ecole Polytech, CRG I3, Palaiseau, France.
8 : Ctr Sci Monaco, Dept Marine Biol, 8 Quai Antoine 1, MC-98000 Monaco, Monaco.
9 : Ctr IRD Nouvelle Caledonie, Noumea, New Caledonia.
10 : Minist Transit Ecol & Solidaire, Paris, France.
11 : Museum Hist Nat, Paris, France.
Source Regional Studies In Marine Science (2352-4855) (Elsevier Science Bv), 2019-05 , Vol. 29 , P. 100667 (8p.)
DOI 10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100667
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Keyword(s) Coral reefs, French territories, Pacific, Acidification, Local communities, Adaptation, Mitigation
Abstract This article reviews the state of coral reefs in French Pacific territories in the context of global change (especially threats linked to climate change). We first outline the specific local characteristics, vulnerabilities, and threats faced by the coral reefs of New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna. We also emphasize local and other human communities' economic and cultural reliance on coral reefs. Secondly, we discuss the natural and anthropogenic threats facing coral reefs in French Pacific territories, and current ecological responses such as mitigation and adaptation strategies. We conclude by proposing socio-economic solutions for the Pacific region across varying scales, with a special focus on enforcement measures and socio-political issues. (C) 2019 Published by Elsevier B.V.
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Bambridge Tamatoa, Chlous Frederique, D'Arcy Paul, Claudet Joachim, Pascal Nicolas, Reynaud Stephanie, Rodolfo-Metalpa Riccardo, Tambutte Sylvie, Thomassin Aurelie, Recuero Virto Laura (2019). Society-based solutions to coral reef threats in french pacific territories. Regional Studies In Marine Science, 29, 100667 (8p.). Publisher's official version : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100667 , Open Access version : https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00636/74805/