Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security

at the University of Massachusetts Boston



Coastal societies and marine ecosystems are increasingly vulnerable to climate change that acts as a threat to human and national security at the local, regional, and global levels.

Through strategic convenings and communications, research, technology, and education, forward thinkers at the Collaborative Institute are influencing the global discourse on climate change while proposing measures to safeguard our collective future.

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Climate Change Could Increase Armed Conflicts 50% Worldwide

As noted on, a new study finds that we consistently see more conflict as temperatures rise and rainfall becomes more erratic. Read More 

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