Monthly Archives: February 2019
by Agnieszka Gautier, Science Writer, NSIDC, USA Snowchange and the ELOKA at National Snow and Ice Data Center release Snowchange Evenki Cultural Atlas, in the making since 2004. Reindeer herding is more than a way of life for the … Continue reading
The Guardian features Sámi voices and Snowchange commentary on the proposed Arctic Railway. See here for more. Stuff from New Zealand features news of two Steering Committee members on Maori climate change work, here.
Eye in the Arctic is running a long feature on the success of Indigenous-led restoration and monitoring efforts with Skolt Sámi. It is available here.
The late Leah Otak (1950-2014), an Inuit linguist and oral historian from Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada, has received a commemorative volume titled “The Hands’ Measure: Essays Honoring Leah Aksaajuq Otak’s Contribution to Arctic Science” (Nunavut Arctic College, 2018, eds. John … Continue reading
Record cold snaps in the US and cold for the Eurasian boreal continue. Poor ice conditions in winter seining have affected catches and sales of fish but new fisherman Lauri Hämäläinen has continued the Snowchange fishing unit work without pauses. … Continue reading