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Weathering uncertainty in the Arctic

UNESCO’s A World of Science provides an excerpt of Weathering Uncertainty in their July-September 2012 issue (page 21-23). To access the publication in pdf format, click on this link: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002171/217154E.pdf

Land use, climate change adaptation and indigenous peoples

by Kirsty Galloway McLean, UNU For indigenous peoples, resilience is rooted in traditional knowledge, as their capacity to adapt to environmental change is based first and foremost on in-depth understanding of the land. As climate change increasingly impacts indigenous landscapes, communities are responding and adapting in unique ways. To read the rest of the article, see: http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/land-use-climate-change-adaptation-and-indigenous-peoples/...

(FREE DOWNLOAD)Weathering Uncertainty: Traditional Knowledge for Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation

When considering climate change, indigenous peoples and marginalized populations warrant particular attention. Impacts on their territories and communities are anticipated to be both early and severe due to their location in vulnerable environments, including small islands, high altitude zones, desert margins and the circumpolar Arctic. Heightened exposure to negative impacts, however, is not the only...
Publication Launch Announcement

Publication Launch Announcement

  A joint effort of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme, UNESCO and United Nations University UNESCO and UNU are pleased to announce the LAUNCH OF THE PUBLICATION Weathering Uncertainty Traditional Knowledge for Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation In the run-up to Rio+20 and in the framework...