Island Lives, Ocean States

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“[The] pandemic did not simply illuminate a state of vulnerability in Fiji; it also showed dimensions of social resilience, founded in subsistence economic practices and everyday forms of cultural innovations, during severe oscillations in the capitalist economy.”

In our latest post, OceanStates research assistant Håkon Larsen discusses the crucial role of coastal resources in Fiji during the COVID-19 pandemic, by drawing on some of the materials from his master’s thesis that explores the creative and resilient dimensions of subsistence economics. Read more of Håkon’s post on the OceanStates blog.