In-Depth Interview with Mongabay News Service in New York City

Fisherman from Sosnovka, Murmansk, Russia.

Fisherman from Sosnovka, Murmansk, Russia.

Mongabay News Service hosts a large media and a podcast from New York City on a range of Snowchange programmes and initiatives:

  • On today’s episode, we discuss traditional indigenous knowledge and climate change with Snowchange Cooperative director Tero Mustonen.
  • Through Snowchange, which is based in Finland, Mustonen works with indigenous communities around the world on projects related to climate change. He will also be one of the lead authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s next assessment report, due out in the early 2020s. We were interested to hear how Mustonen thinks traditional indigenous knowledge can inform climate science.
  • We also speak with Mustonen about Snowchange’s work with indigenous communities, from ecological restoration to solar initiatives, the latter of which are specifically designed to empower women in remote indigenous communities.
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