PSA is a charter member of the Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC), a U.S. Federal Government-funded organization (LCC) that is geared to provide tools and timely information to those who manage native species, island ecosystems, and key cultural resources in adapting their management to climate change in the Pacific Islands.

PSA Executive Director Burke Burnett serves as the Chair of the PICCC Scientific Review Committee, which makes funding recommendations to the PICCC Steering Committee on disbursement of approximately $1m/year in USFWS climate science research grants.

Other PICCC members include: U.S. National Park Service, NOAA (National Marine Fisheries Service, National Marine Sanctuaries), USFWS (Ecological Services, National Wildlife Refuge), Department of Defense (Army), U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Tropical Botanic Garden, Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Department of Aquatic Services, Hawaii Division of Forestry, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, University of Hawaii, and Bishop Museum.