Patrick Pikacha

Patrick G. Pikacha is a vertebrate ecologist with an interest in understanding human–landscape–wildlife linkages. He is currently employed by Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea, and is a research collaborator with Ecological Solutions–Solomon Islands, a local environmental organization based in Gizo, Western Province of the Solomon Islands. His research covers the Melanesian countries, focused on the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. He has a passion for promoting the conservation and better management of island faunas and landscapes, and exploring the contributions of indigenous knowledge to environmental stewardship.