Monthly Archives: December 2018

A New Scientific Article Reviews Role of Traditional Knowledge in Salmon Governance in Norway and Finland: Major Gaps Remain

A new article published today in the journal Arctic points to major challenges in the ways traditional knowledge is included in the management of Atlantic salmon in Norway and Finland. Comparing different policy and research approaches in the two countries in relation … Continue reading

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2018 Arctic Biodiversity Congress Captured in a New Discussion Paper

Staff member, ecologist Philippe Fayt reports from the Arctic Biodiveristy Congress held earlier in the Autumn in Rovaniemi, Finland. Snowchange participated with a presentation on the co-management of the Näätämö watershed. A full report from the event is also available … Continue reading

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New Community-Based Monitoring Network Detects Urgent Messages of Change from Näätämö and Ponoi Rivers: Fish Death Conditions Possible, Restoration Measures Under Way

New Community-Based Monitoring Network Detects Urgent Messages of Change from Näätämö and Ponoi Rivers – Temperatures Record High and Fish Deaths Imminent but Ecological Restoration Offers Respite to Salmonid Fish. ‘Traditional Knowledge of Northern Waters 2018’ project focused on two … Continue reading

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Landscape Rewilding Programme Receives a Major Grant from Kone Foundation: More Sinks and ICCAs to be Created

Landscape Rewilding Programme in Finland has received a major support from the Finnish Kone Foundation. They have provided an additional 200,000 € grant for the expansion of the efforts to restore forests and wetlands in Finland for 2019-2023. The Landscape … Continue reading

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