You may also want to check the
Pacific-wide specialized research centers
- Centre Ifremer du Pacifique en Polynésie française
Ifremer is a French oceanographic institute. In Polynesia, its main areas of research are: marine aquaculture, shrimp farming and pearl farming; fisheries; tropical marine biodiversity; renewable marine energy; monitoring of chemical contaminants in the lagoons of French Polynesia.
- IRD Tahiti - Polynésie française
The Research Institute for Development (IRD) is a French and interdisciplinary research organization, which studies the relationships between human beings and the natural environment. In Polynesia, it hosts CPRBI - the Polynesian centre for research and valuation of island biodiversity, which brings together IRD, the University of Polynesia and the Louis Malardé Institute around major issues related to biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources.