Christopher Y Bartlett, PhD

Climate Change Policy, Adaptation, Loss & Damage, Finance & Negotiation Expert
Marine Biologist, Social-Ecological Scientist

Christopher has been living and working in Melanesia since 2002, originally as a US Peace Corps volunteer, now as Senior Technical Advisor to the Vanuatu component of the SPC-GIZ Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Islands Region Project. His extensive work with the Nguna-Pele Marine & Land Protected Area Network in Vanuatu has shaped his current research interests. These include innovative solutions and strategies for dealing with change indigenous societies, including climate change.  After finishing his PhD in 2009 at James Cook University, he joined Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom's lab at Indiana University to investigate the recent emergence of networks of community-based MPAs and taboos. Christopher now lives full time in Port Vila, Vanuatu and makes frequent consulting, speaking and training trips around the world.


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