Author Archives: Snowchange

Ethics of Comanagement?

A new science paper from Snowchange, out today, investigates Indigenous ethics and co-management. It is published in the American Journal of Evaluation. The applicability of Indigenous ethics to the evaluation of ecological restoration is explored through two case examples involving … Continue reading

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Honourable Thomas R. Berger Passes On

Close ally and a friend of Snowchange, preeminent lawyer, former B.C. Supreme Court Justice and UNBC honorary Doctor of Laws recipient the Honourable Thomas R. Berger has died. A science paper based on the interviews with Justice Berger was published in 2019. Berger’s parents both lived in northern British Columbia. As … Continue reading

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Who Is the Ocean?

Out today, a new science paper co-authored with several Indigenous and marine communities, asks the profound question – Who is the Ocean? On the 20th March 2017 the New Zealand government enshrined into law that the Whanganui River is a … Continue reading

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Rewilding PodCasts for April

Hogan-Lovells, one of the sponsors of the Landscape Rewilding Programme, has opened a set of high-end podcasts for public. Please listen here.

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Planet Progress with Dr. Hannah Fry

Associated with the recent Google.org grant, Planet Progress has released a podcast where Snowchange rewilding work is discussed with Dr. Hannah Fry from the UK. Listen to the podcast here.

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Google.org Impact Challenge on Climate for Rewilding

Today, the Google.org Impact Challenge on Climate has granted Snowchange a major support for the rewilding work. The award is given for “rewilding depleted peatlands sites which are natural carbon sinks to mitigate climate change, support biodiversity and support enabling technologies … Continue reading

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A Century of Elders Knowledge: A Research Paper to Summarize 18 Years of Oral History Work

In 2003 the Finnish non-profit Snowchange Cooperative was invited by the U’mista Cultural Society and the Kwakiutl Territorial Fisheries Commission to work with a number of ‘Namgis and Dzawada‘enuxw First Nation Elders on oral histories of climate and environmental change. … Continue reading

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Poleward Bound: Adapting to climate-driven species redistribution

A new science article from Snowchange and leading ecologists in marine sciences reviews and discusses the meaning, significance and deductions of the poleward movement of species and fishery stocks both for science and Indigenous and traditional maritime communities.  One of the … Continue reading

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The River Alazeya: Shifting Socio-Ecological Systems Connected to a Northeastern Siberian River

  Indigenous author Vyacheslav Shadrin and Tero Mustonen summarize 15 years of climate change work and Indigenous knowledge in NE Siberian watershed of Alazeya River. The peer reviewed paper is released today in the Arctic. One of the most remote … Continue reading

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New Extensive Web Portal Captures the Essentials of the Landscape Rewilding Programme

Open today, the Landscape Rewilding Portal summarizes the results and sites of the Snowchange restoration programme building on Indigenous and local knowledge and latest science. It is at www.landscaperewilding.org Where is the home of the brook lamprey? Where can you find … Continue reading

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