Author Archives: Snowchange

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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Increasing Inclusion of Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge in International Assessment Reports

Today an international team of scientists and Indigenous and local community authors releases the “2021 Compendium of Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge: Towards Inclusion of Indigenous Knowledge and Local Knowledge in Global Reports on Climate Change” DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.14498.76485 This compendium represents steps … Continue reading

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Equity of our future oceans

A team of Indigenous, local community representative and science authors have teamed to review how the equity of the future oceans might look like. The results are out today, in a new article. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) … Continue reading

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Grey Plover Visits, Several New Rewilding Sites

Late May saw the visit of Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) in Linnunsuo ICCA rewilding wetland. Most likely the rare bird was on its way to the Russian North. Additionally, May saw the inclusion of over 220 hectares to the rewilding … Continue reading

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Ethical and Inclusive Communication On Small-Scale Fisheries

Join us in a webinar on Ethical and Inclusive Communication On Small-Scale Fisheries, Wednesday 19th May, 2021. See below for instructions on registering and instructions here.

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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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