Author Archives: Snowchange

Warming world, changing ocean: mitigation and adaptation to support resilient marine systems

A new science article reviews mitigation and adaptation issues for a climate-hit ocean around the world. Indigenous viewpoints are included. Article is available here. There was no part of the world’s Ocean where traditional and Indigenous peoples did not travel, … Continue reading

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Rewilding Work as a Finalist for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment

We re delighted to announce that the Landscape Rewilding Programme of Snowchange has been selected to be a Finalist for the St Andrews Prize for the Environment, one of the most prestigious environmental prizes. The Jury says: “Originally founded in 2000, … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Unalakleet: A Deep Analysis

A new science paper, capturing 20 years of work in Western Alaska, and reviewing options of actions under climate change, is now released. The paper is here. This multi-disciplinary science and Indigenous knowledge assessment paper reviews over 20 years of … Continue reading

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First Ever Microplastics Detected in the Näätämö Arctic River, Two Year Monitoring Mission Documents Urgent Changes

Snowchange has led the implementation of a large-scale monitoring mission in Russia, Finland and Norway Arctic regions from 2020 to 2021 -”Waters of Health”. It was funded by Nordic Environmental Finance Corporation – NEFCO (The Programme for Environment and Climate Co-operation-PECC). … Continue reading

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Nationally Relevant, Extremely Complex Rewilding Process of Linnunsuo Peatland Comes to an End

Linnunsuo peatland complex, a wetland and a degraded peatland, totaling 180 hectares, in the village of Selkie, North Karelia, Finland comes to a successful end. Rewilding Linnunsuo alleviates loading to river Jukajoki, emerges as a carbon sink and a bird … Continue reading

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Channel 4 Features Snowchange, And a New CCAG Report Out

Channel 4 News in the UK is featuring Snowchange staff and issues from Selkie and Sámi areas. Available here. The new CCAG report on Extreme Events is out here.

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Extreme Events of the Arctic: Public Meeting of the CCAG

Extreme Events of the Arctic Webinar will happen 29th July, 2021 to review and discuss the recent events from Canada, Finland, Siberia, Greenland and the impact of Arctic on the extreme events in more southern latitudes. Co-inciding with the webinar … Continue reading

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State of the Arctic

Join to listen international speakers to review the State of the Arctic and actions which are possible. An overview of the state of the Arctic and its implications, plus the importance of Indigenous and Community rights, wisdom and engagement will … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Inari Sámi and Snowchange Share Key Messages

Out today, FAO report 2021: Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Insights on sustainability and resilience in the front line of climate change features a large case of the Inari Sámi food system produced by the community and Snowchange. Key messages from the book … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis Advisory Group to be Launched

Snowchange receives an invitation to a new group of scientists on action on climate. Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an independent expert group this week to advise, warn and criticise global policymakers about the climate and nature … Continue reading

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