Small island states and resilience in the face of climate change

In this episode of Upwell, we chat with Angelique Pouponneau, the policy advisor to the chair of the Alliance of Small Island States and the former CEO of the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust.

Show Notes

In the conversation, we discuss the disproportionate impact of climate change on small island states, how these nations are addressing climate adaptation and resilience, global models for funding this vital work, and the critical components of a vibrant blue economy.

You can find Angelique on Twitter and the Alliance of Small Island States on Twitter, Instagram, and their website.

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Additional Resources

  • Article co-authored by Angelique on lessons learned fostering a blue economy in the Seychelles 

  • Angelique’s podcast interview with Danni Washington on 21st Century Mermaids

  • Reuters article on the emergence of debt-for-nature swaps

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