Monthly Archives: April 2020

BBC Features Snowchange Rewilding Work in Sámi Area and Australia

To celebrate Earth Day, BBC has published a large news story on the Indigenous-led climate action. Snowchange work is featured from the Sámi area in Näätämö river catchment and our cooperation with Indigenous Australians. The Vainosjoki restoration which was completed … Continue reading

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Almost a Century of Knowledge Passes: Te Huirangi Eruera Waikerepuru Has Gone Home

Māori Elder, Champion of the language, Orator, Knowledge Holder, Spiritual Person Te Huirangi Eruera Waikerepuru has left his whanau, hapu and iwi in Taranaki, Aoteoroa (New Zealand). Snowchange joins in remembering this one of the most remarkable Indigenous leaders of all … Continue reading

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Third ICCA Site Established in Finland: GoldCrest Forest

A third ICCA (Indigenous and Community Conserved Area) has been formally established in Finland in early April. “GoldCrest” is a small Old-Growth Forest (OGF) site important to the local Selkie village. The forest was under threat of a clear cut, … Continue reading

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Mourning the Loss of Two Prominent Finnish Environmental Thinkers: Markku Aho and Pentti Linkola

Snowchange joins in mourning when two prominent national environmentalists are gone – Markku Aho from North Karelia and fisherman Pentti Linkola from Ritvala in Häme region. Markku Aho succumbed to cancer in December 2019. He was in his late 60s … Continue reading

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Warmest Winter on Seining Records Ends with New Fishermen Leading

Warmest winter on records in Finland has turned to spring with black birds, lapwings and many other migratory birds on their way to the boreal and the Arctic. Seining season for Snowchange crew ended historically short but was uplifted by … Continue reading

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