South Pacific Tour about to begin

Panels installed at the fish base of Chaigurginoo, Kolyma, summer 2012. Photo: Snowchange, 2014.

Panels installed at the fish base of Chaigurginoo, Kolyma, summer 2012. Photo: Snowchange, 2014.

Snowchange delegates head down under as the South Pacific tour 2014 kicks off. First in early November the Indigenous and Local Community Conserved Areas Workshop close to Sydney will allow exchange of view with many communities around the world.

Then the World Parks Congress starts on the 12th November. Snowchange will be amongst the Plenary speakers on the 13th and we are co-chairing the Stream 7 Climate Change roundtable, check the Congress website for webcasts.

In mid- November meetings with Australian Indigenous partners will be held in Cairns and neighboring communities.

On the 19th Snowchange partners in Aotearoa will be met. Meetings with the Maori Unit of National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, communities of Taranaki, Tongaporutu and others are a part of the agenda.

Towards the end of November we ll be heading to Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia to meet with the member communities from Kolyma and Iengra, and participate in two Arctic conferences organised by UNESCO.

Check back to see results and news – latest in early December!

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